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A 29-year-old female asked:

My k level was elevated to 5.2 last 3 test i have had.its normally 4.2. cld prilorsec/miralax cause false testing results. i did bld test myself @ wrk?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Technique: How did you collect blood? Even slight amount of hemolysis due to faulty technique for blood collection will raise K level. Get a trained phlebotomist to collect blood, do not engage in fist clenching and have the blood analyzed immediately.

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Last updated May 24, 2015

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