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Potassium, Serum

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Description

It is used to measure the amount of potassium in the blood. Potassium helps to move waste out of cells and nutrients into cells. It is vital for the correct muscle and nerve function. Even slight increases or decreases in the amount of potassium in your blood can result in major health problems.
The doctor may order a potassium test as part of a routine physical check-up, or if he suspects an electrolyte imbalance

Shortname

K K+

Group

Renal Profile

Sample Type

Serum

code

5040

Cost

SAR 60.00