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Potassium, Urine, 24 Hour

Container A or Red/Yellow

Test ID   LAB435
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s)   84133
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Deliver directly to the laboratory
Specimen Routine: 24 hrs urine, container Type "A"; NO preservative; red/yellow container is also acceptable; see important Comments
Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerator: 7 days
Frozen: 6 months
Availability 24 hrs/day
Turnaround Time  
Routine: 2 hrs; STAT: 1 hr
Reference Range Normal: 25-125 mmol/24 hrs (varies with diet)
Comments Refrigerate
Obtain container "A" from Central Distribution
Provide start/stop times of collection.
Red/Yellow container is also acceptable.

Reviewed by jlcarr on December 16, 2019

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

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