Aldosterone


Test Information

Test Name

Aldosterone

Synonyms

Aldosterone/Renin Ratio

Preferred Specimen

SST & EDTA

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

4 weeks


Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes

Preparation

  • Aldosterone and Renin are paired tests, must collect at same time
  • Prefer fasting & supine
  • Must reach lab within 5 hours of collection, collect close to courier time if necessary

Processing Information

Registration Code

ALDS

Notes

  • Refer to Renin for EDTA handling

Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Send Away Transport

From 21/10/2020, ALDS should be send frozen to referral laboratory. Freeze aliquot within 24 hours.

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