Sample: Serum 0.5 mL

Status: Accredited

Schedule: Daily

Units: mEq/L

Range: 3,5 - 5,5

Remarks: More than 98 per cent of the total body potassium (K ) is intracellular.Low potassium levels (Hypokalemia) are seen in alkalaemia, insulin therapy and in inherited periodic paralysis. Hyperkalemia may be caused by acuted and chronic renal failure.


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