Potassium, Random Urine with Creatinine Ratio : 1002716

Test Code
URK or 1002716

Alias/See Also
K, Urine; Potassium, Urine

CPT Codes
84133, 82570

Random urine without preservatives and keep refrigerated.

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

Transport Temperature

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

Ion Selective Electrodes (ISE) Indirect, Enzymatic

Setup Schedule
Sunday - Saturday

Report Available
1 day

Reference Range
Potassium, Random Urine: None established
Potassium/Creatinine Ratio:
Female: 17-121 mmol/g CRT; Male: 13-101 mmol/g CRT

Clinical Significance
Diagnosis of acid-base disorders, hypokalemic acidosis

Performing Laboratory
med fusion

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