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Potassium

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB114

 

Synonyms: 

K

Methodology: 

Ion-Selective Electrode

Schedule: 

On request

Reported: 

1 hour for STAT orders; 4 hours for Routine orders

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 2.0 mL Primary Light Green; Dark Green and Gold Top Tube accepted.
Pediatric volume: 0.3 mL.

 

Reference Interval: 

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

Units

0 - 999 Years

Any

3.4-4.8

mmol/L

 

CPT Code(s): 

84132

Last Changed: 

10/14/2016 12:49:39

Last Reviewed: 

08/08/2017 14:39:39