Potassium, 24 Hr Urine with Creatinine Ratio : 1002718

Test Code
UR24K or 1002718


Alias/See Also
K, Urine; Potassium, Urine


CPT Codes
84133, 82570

Instructions
Timed urine without preservative (keep refrigerated).


Transport Container
Submit a 10 mL aliquot (Min. 0.5 mL) of the well-mixed timed urine collection in a screw capped container or in a standard transport tube.

The total volume of the urine in mL and the time period of collection in hours must be provided.


Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.


Specimen Stability
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: Acceptable for longer storage


Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
No period or volume.


Methodology
Ion Selective Electrodes (ISE) Indirect, Enzymatic

Setup Schedule
Sunday - Saturday


Report Available
1 day


Reference Range
Potassium, Urine: 25.0-125.0 mmol/24 hours
Creatinine, Urine:
Female: 600-1800 mg/24 hours; Male: 800-2000 mg/24 hours
Potassium/Creatinine Ratio:
Female: 20-100 mmol/g CRT; Male: 15-80 mmol/g CRT
Reference Range assumes a 24 hour collection


Clinical Significance
Diagnosis of acid-base disorders, hypokalemic acidosis


Performing Laboratory
med fusion



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