2-8 C (ice packs)
store at 2-8 C up to 7 days, -20C up to 1 year
Plasma (lithium heparin, sodium heparin)
Draw tube or plastic pour off tube
Ion-selective electrode diluted (Indirect)
Decreased levels-diet, loss of body fluids rich in potassium,redistribution of extracellular potassium. Increased levels-inappropriate intravenous therapy, dehydration, shock, diabetic ketoacidosis, severe burns
Anything else included in test?