Potassium

Test investigation

Potassium

Laboratory offering test

NNUH, QEH, JPUH

Units

mmol/L

Also known as/Frequency of test

K

Comments precautions

Seasonal and diurnal variation observed. Old or haemolysed samples are not suitable for analysis.

Sample type

Serum

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

Within 4 hours/8 hours

Reference intervals

3.5 – 5.3 mmol/L

If ukas accredited

Y NNUH