Potassium

CPT Code

84132

Specimen Type

Blood

Container Type

Serum Separator Tube (SST)/Yellow

Stability

2-8°C, 1 week; -20°C, 1 year

Handling Instructions

Allow to clot for 30 mins, centrifuge within 2 hours

Clinical Notes

Potassium is a mineral found throughout your body that is essential to your health. It is one of several electrolytes that helps control your body’s fluid levels, acid-base balance, and nerve and muscle activity.

Performing Lab

Principle Laboratory - Dallas
6210 N Belt Line Rd
#170
Irving, TX 75063

Principle Laboratory - Houston
16840 Buccaneer Ln
Suite 281
Houston, TX 77058