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POTASSIUM URINE SPOT (KU)

Department: Chemistry
Test Synonym(s): KU
CPT Codes: 84133
Methodology: Ion-Selective Electrode Diluted (Indirect)
Reference Range: 0-150 yrs: 25-125 mmol/L
Tube Type: Random urine container
Specimen: Random urine collection (No Preservatives)
Alternate Specimen: None
Minimum Volume: 15 uL
Stability: 20-25 C: 45 days; 2-8 C: 2 months; -20 C: 1 year
Reasons for Rejection: Improper collection, QNS

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