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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Potassium Random Urine

Test Name

Potassium Random Urine

Urine sample Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Small orange cap container

Minimum Volume = 5 mL urine

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions:

Collect Random Urine in a small orange cap container. Indicate date and time of Collection

Laboratory Staff Instructions: Create an aliquot from the sample and Centrifuge before placing on automation line using the bypass rack.

Sample Rejection Criteria: Urine collected with acid / alkaline or leaking specimen will be rejected

Stability:24 h at room temperature, 2 weeks refrigerated and frozen at -15 to -20°C for 3 months.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab ASAP

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

1 Day

Test Utilization

Reference Value

Test Code

UK

Methodology

Indirect Potentiometry

Testing Location

SMH-Biochemistry

Other Information

Last Updated: September 26, 2019