This test is used to evaluate the level of potassium in the blood. It aids in the diagnosis of any kind of potassium deficiency. Potassium is an important electrolyte and plays important role in muscle function. Lack of potassium in diet or use of drugs that lead to loss of potassium from the body (for instance, drugs used to control hypertension), cause potassium deficiency. The symptoms that lead to the recommendation of this test include thyroid or kidney disorder, diabetes and gut and intestinal disorders.
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