Potassium (K+) is the major cation of the intracellular fluid. Disturbance of potassium homeostasis has serious consequences. Decrease in extracellular potassium is characterized by muscle weakness, irritability, paralysis, fast heart rate, specific cardiac conduction effects that are apparent by electrocardiographic examination, and eventual cardiac arrest.
No special preparation is needed for Potassium (K) Body Fluid. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Potassium (K) Body Fluid. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
|UNISEX||All age groups||25 - 100mq/24 hr|