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Urine Potassium

Aka: Urine Potassium, Urine K, Urine K+
  1. See Also
    1. Potassium Homeostasis
    2. Serum Potassium
    3. Hyperkalemia
    4. Hypokalemia
  2. Interpretation: Normal Urine Potassium
    1. Urine Potassium: 25-100 mEq/24 hr
  3. Interpretation: Increased Urine Potassium
    1. Primary or Secondary Aldosteronism
    2. Glucocorticoids
    3. Alkalosis
    4. Renal Tubular Acidosis
    5. Excess Potassium intake
  4. Interpretation: Decreased Urine Potassium
    1. Acute Renal Failure
    2. Potassium-Sparing Diuretics
    3. Diarrhea
    4. Hypokalemia

Potassium measurement, urine (C0202195)

Definition (NCI) A quantitative measurement of the total amount of potassium present in a sample of urine.
Concepts Laboratory Procedure (T059)
SnomedCT 144654006, 167427001, 49833001
CPT 84133
English Potassium; urine, Urine Potassium Measurement, urine potassium measurement, urine potassium, urine potassium measurement (lab test), levels potassium urine, potassium urine, potassium urine test, Measurement of potassium in urine, Urine potassium (& level), Potassium - urine, Urine potassium (& level) (procedure), Urine Potassium Test, Potassium measurement, urine, Urine potassium, Urine potassium level, Potassium measurement, urine (procedure), ASSAY OF URINE POTASSIUM, Assay of urine potassium, POTASSIUM URINE
Italian Potassio urinario
Japanese 尿中カリウム, ニョウチュウカリウム
Czech Draslík v moči
Spanish en orina, caliuria, kaliuria, medición de potasio en orina (procedimiento), medición de potasio en orina, medición de potasio urinario, Potasio en orina
Hungarian Vizelet kálium
Portuguese Caliúria
Dutch urine kalium
French Kaliurie
German Kalium im Urin
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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