Potassium (K+) in Urine - Urine Potassium Electrolyte - Urine Potassium Cation
Specimen Collection Requirements
Preferred: 24-hour Urine, one sterile container, also acceptable: Random Urine
Collect urine over 24 hours. Refrigerate during collection. Preservatives are not necessary and may interfere. Mix urine well before removing aliquot. Visually turbid urine specimens should be centrifuged before analysis. Record collection time interval and total volume on transport tube and test request form.
Ambient (18-25°C): 24 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 2 weeks; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 3 months
Samaritan Health Services Laboratories
TIME URINE: 25-125 mmol/24 hours
RANDOM URINE: Not established.
Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:25 AM