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Test Name:Potassium
Test Number:211
Collect:1.0 mL Li heparin plasma - lt green PST
Minimum Volume:0.2 mL Li heparin plasma - lt green PST
Alternate Collect:1.0 mL serum - SST
Container:Plasma separator (PST) or
Serum separator (SST) tube
Processing:Spin
Transport/Stability:Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days
Ambient - 7 days
Alternate Names:K
84132.1
Performing Lab:AHL - Chemistry; C
Days Set Up:Daily
Expected TAT:1 day
Ref. Ranges:Adult: 3.2 - 5.0 mmol/L
Collection/
Processing Details:
Spin within 2 hours of collection.
Avoid hemolysis.
Method:Ion Selective Electrode - Indirect
CPT Codes:84132
Date Created:11/30/2001
Revised Date:09/11/2018