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Potassium

Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
K MACH1
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Green top (lithium heparin) tube
Collection Volume:
0.5 mL
Cause for Rejection:
Hemolysis, lipemia, patient receiving bromide or iodine from drug therapy
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours; STAT
Methodology:
Ion selective electrode indirect
Lab/Phone:
330-746-9623
TAT:
1 hour
Additional Info:
Reference range: 3.3-5.1 mmol/L
CPT Code:
84132