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Potassium (blood gas)
Lab code: POTA
 
Test Synonyms:
Potassium (blood gas)
 
Lab:
Acute Care Lab
Inpatient Req:
Stat Core Lab (#70051)  
Outpatient Req:
Clinical Labs (#83608)  
Specimen:
Syringe
Result Time:
15 minutes   Cost: $
Reference Interval:

Critical value defined. See MGH Critical Values for details.
 
Important Information:
Requires blood gas syringe. Acute and critically ill patients only. May be sent via pneumatic tube system.