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Test ID: Z0070

Renin Activity

  • CPT Code: 84244
  • LOINC: 2915-7
  • Specimen Type: EDTA
  • Frequency: Setup: Mon-Fri, analytic time 2 days
  • Instructions: Draw in chilled lavender tube from seated patient. Freeze 2mL plasma in plastic vial ASAP. Min 1.2mL. Gross hemolysis rejected.
  • Text: Useful in investigation of primary aldosteronism (eg, adrenal adenoma/carcinoma and adrenal cortical hyperplasia) and secondary aldosteronism (renovascular disease, salt depletion, potassium loading, cardiac failure with ascites, pregnancy, Bartter's syndrome).
  • Methodology: Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

 

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