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5311U: Potassium Without Creatinine, 24-Hour Urine Print View
Potassium 24 hr Urine ISE  22 - 160  mmol/24hr 
Total Volume     mL 

PRIMARY
1 Urine 24 hour 10 (2) mL   Frozen - 60 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Urine Boric Acid   Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 60 Day(s)  
  Urinalysis Transport Tube   Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 60 Day(s)  
  Urine Acetic Acid   Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 60 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 14 Day(s)  

Urinary excretion of potassium is increased in primary aldosteronism. It is often increased in dehydration and in salicylate toxicity. Decreased levels are seen in malabsorption.

Please submit a 10 mL aliquot of a 24-hour collection. Collect urine
without preservative. Refrigerate during and after collection. Do not
include first morning specimens; collect all subsequent voiding. The
last sample collected should be the first morning specimen voided
the following morning and the same time as the previous morning's
first voiding. Record 24-hour urine volume on test request form and
urine vial. Transport at room temperature.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
84133

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.

Notes
Also available Potassium without Creatinine, Random Urine #5311UR






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