Potassium - faeces
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|Specimen||24 hour collection.|
Flame photometry, ISE.
| Reference Interval|
<5 mmol/24 hours.
Very rarely indicated to document faecal potassium loss as a cause of hypokalaemia.
The test should be evaluated in conjunction with urine potassium.
Shian Y-F. Crit Rev Clin Lab Sci 1987; 25: 43-69.