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Potassium

Categories

  • Chemistry
  • Health Assessment and Safety

General Information

Code:T527
Matrix:Serum / Plasma
Application:Insurance Risk Assessment, Wellness, Clinical Trials
Turnaround Time:Daily
Analytical - Method:An Ion‑Selective Electrode (ISE) makes use of the unique properties of certain membrane materials to develop an electrical potential (electromotive force, EMF) for the measurements of ions in solution.
Reportable - Test Results Type:Quantitative

Shipping Information

Units - Conventional:mmol/L

Specimen Information

Minimum Volume:300 µL
Preferred Volume:500 µL
Rejection Criteria:

Improper labeling, improper sample handling, and wrong sample type.

Collection Instructions:

See “Blood Collections”

Collection Patient Preparation:NA
Container:Only the specimens listed below were tested and found acceptable. Serum: Use serum free of hemolysis and gross lipemia, collected by standard venipuncture technique. Plasma: Use only lithium heparin.