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Example Observation: Serum Potassium Example

Page standards status: Informative

*This example may lack required data for laboratory results transmitted by a laboratory certified to perform testing on human specimens under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).

Generated Narrative: Observation

Resource Observation "serum-potassium" Version "938" Updated "2016-03-09 15:29:57+0000"

Profile: US Core Laboratory Result Observation Profile

status: final

category: Laboratory (Observation Category Codes#laboratory)

code: Potassium SerPl-sCnc (LOINC#2823-3)

subject: Patient/example: Amy Shaw " SHAW"

effective: 2005-07-05

value: 5.4 mmol/L (Details: UCUM code mmol/L = 'mmol/L')

interpretation: Normal (ObservationInterpretation#N)

specimen: Specimen/specimen-example-serum: Serum specimen


*3.5 mmol/L (Details: UCUM code mmol/L = 'mmol/L')5.5 mmol/L (Details: UCUM code mmol/L = 'mmol/L')Normal Range (Observation Reference Range Meaning Codes#normal)