Potassium - Total, RBCs Test (3784R)
||Potassium - Total, RBCs
||Exposure Monitoring/Investigation; This test is New York State approved.
||Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission
||2 mL RBCs
||Light Green top tube (Lithium Heparin)
||Submit in container with a non-Potassium based preservative/anticoagulant. Tubes containing Potassium based preservatives/anticoagulants are not acceptable. Centrifuge and separate RBCs into an acid washed plastic screw capped vial within two hours of collection.
|Light Protection Required
||Room Temperature: Not Stable
Refrigerated: 30 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 30 day(s)
||Received Room Temperature. Light Blue top tube (Sodium Citrate). Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate). Yellow top tube (ACD - Acid Citrate Dextrose).
|Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT
||[ICP/OES] Tuesday Thursday / 2 days
|Suggested CPT Code
|Test Summary Sheet
*Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.
**Stated minimum volume allows for a single analysis. Repeat analysis will not be performed.