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Test Code UK Potassium, Urine, Random, LAB434

Performing Laboratory

St. Luke's Hospital Cedar Rapids

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Random urine specimen

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL from a random urine collection.

Stability: Store at 2-8ºC or frozen for delayed analysis.

 

Reference Values

No established reference values

Useful For

Urine K+ levels are useful when evaluating patients with hypokalemia

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Methodology

Indirect Potentiometric

Test Classification and CPT Coding

84133