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Potassium, WB

Laboratory - : Chemistry

Test ID :
KWB
Test Workstation :
MBG1
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Heparinized syringe, Green top (lithium heparin) microtainer or macrotainer, or heparinized capillary tubes. NO GEL SEPARATOR TUBES.
Collection Volume:
0.5 mL microtainer or syringe; (2) 125 uL capillary tubes; 1.5 mL macrotainer. If collected in a microtainer, it must be a separate tube with no gel separator.
Minimum Volume:
250 uL microtainer or 0.5 mL syringe; (2) 125 uL capillary tubes; 1.5 mL macrotainer.
Preferred Volume:
500 uL microtainer or 0.5 mL syringe; (2) 125 uL capillary tubes; 1.5 mL macrotainer.
Cause for Rejection:
Clotted, air bubbles, Gel separator tube if collected in a microtainer or macrotainer.
Storage:
Room Temp
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours; STAT
Methodology:
Ion selective electrode direct
Special Instructions:
Deliver immediately to laboratory at room temperature. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within the Hospital on the Beeghly campus.
Lab/Phone:
330-746-9623
TAT:
30 minutes
Additional Info:
Reference range: 3.3-5.1 mEq/L
CPT Code:
84132

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