PMID: 5919364Sep 1, 1966

Spurious hyperkalaemia and hyponatraemia in a patient with thrombocythaemia

Journal of Clinical Pathology
J B Whitfield

Abstract

Changes in serum potassium and sodium during blood clotting in a patient with thrombocythaemia are described. In such patients falsely high results for potassium and falsely low results for sodium may be obtained.

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