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Potassium, Stool

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code KST
Test group Potassium
Performed by Parnassus Chemistry
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days per week
Method Ion Specific Electrode (ISE)
Container type Clean container or urine cup
Sample type Watery Stool
UCSF Rejection Criteria Non-watrery stool received
Normal range
Synonyms K; K+; Stool electrolytes
Turn around times 4 hours
Additional information Only very watery specimens can be tested. Specimen will be centrifuged and the test is run on the supernatant.
Last Updated 10/18/2012 3:50:32 PM
Entry Number 768
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