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5311P: Potassium Plasma Print View
Potassium Plasma ISE  3.4 - 4.8  mmol/L 

PRIMARY
1 Plasma Heparinized 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 28 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Potassium measurements are useful in the monitoring of electrolyte balance and aid in the diagnosis and treatment of disease conditions characterized by low or high blood potassium levels. Potassium is elevated in adrenal cortical insufficiency, acute renal failure and in some cases of diabetic acidosis. Potassium is decreased in diluretic administration and renal tubular acidosis.

Reject moderate to gross hemolysis. Transport at room temperature
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
84132

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.






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