Item Value
Test name Potassium, 24 hour (or timed) urine
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 4-18 hours
In House Availability Test available 7 days per week from 8:00 AM to midnight only.
Performed by Parnassus & Mission Bay Chemistry
Normal range 25-125 mmol/D
Container type 24 hour urine collection container

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Amount to Collect Entire urine output for collection period
Collection Instructions Refrigerate the container during the period of the collection.

Note that the minimum acceptable time period for a 'timed' collection is 6 hours.

Results of collections of less than 24 hour duration will be adjusted to reflect a '24 hour collection'. The limited time of collection as well as the need to adjust the values to be comparable to the '24 hour' normal ranges will inherently affect the accuracy of the results.
Sample type Timed urine collection

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667