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Electrolytes: Potassium

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Electrolytes: Potassium Test

Involved in the acid-base balance of the body.
Testing moment
No fasting needed prior to blood sampling.
Low values causes
  • Hormonal disorders
  • Losses caused by considerable diarrhea or vomiting episodes
  • Certain drugs
High values causes
  • Kidney damages
  • Metabolical acidosis
  • Insulin deficiency
  • Dehydration
  • Extensive burns
  • Certain drugs
How to get tested

Contact us at 514 975-5226 for a blood test at home for the purpose of evaluating your electrolytes (potassium).

Perscription & Insurance

All our tests require a medical prescription recommended by any practicing doctor in the province of Quebec.

These prescriptions are necessary in order to proceed with either test and we urge that all medical requests originating from offices or clinics be duly identified.

All medical analysis requested by your doctor are reimbursed by a majority of private insurance companies!