Potassium, Dialysate/Pump Prime
Label Mnemonic: KCO
Epic Lab Code: LAB665
Downtime Form: A-1a Doctor/Provider Orders - Pathology Core and Specialty Care Nursery
Critical Care - Relocated to Core Laboratory
6240 RCP
Dialysate/Pump Prime
Collection Medium:
Heparinized syringe or Green top tube (Na Heparin)
Alternate Collection Media:
Light Green top tube (Lithium Heparin)
0.5 mL in green top tube (Na Heparin)
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory within 1 hour of collection.
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
10 minutes (upon receipt in laboratory)
Reference Range:
No established reference range (see Test Limitations).
Test Limitations:
This test is not approved by the FDA for this sample type. Performance characteristics and reference range have not been verified. Results should be interpreted in conjunction with clinical findings.
Ion Selective Electrode
CPT Code:
See also:
Potassium, Whole Blood