Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: January 15, 2019 @ 10:13 am

2045

Potassium, Stool

Specimen:Collect:
  • Random Stool in Sterile Specimen Container
Submit:
  • 5 gm (Min:1 gm) Random Stool in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Formed Stool
  • Stool must be liquid. Do not add saline or water to liquefy specimen.
Stability:Ambient: 1 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Ion Selective Electrode (ISE)
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 84133
Interpretive Data:
Reference ranges for stool samples have not been established.
Components:
  • 2045 - POTASSIUM, STOOL
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