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Aldosterone, Serum/Plasma Up to and including 20-Jul-2020

Test ID: ALDO S

Test

Aliases/Synonyms

BCN008

Method

Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

Report Includes

Aldosterone

Specimens

Serum; Plasma (Heparin)

Test Location

ON, CA

Test Version

10-Jul-2020

Specimen

Specimens

Serum; Plasma (Heparin)

Sample Volume

1 mL

Specimen Comment

Plasma (EDTA) is not recommended as results will on average be 15 % higher than serum or plasma (Heparin).

Collection & Handling

Handling Information

Store and send frozen.

Additional Information

Indicate if patient was upright or recumbent. Indicate renal vein collections on requisition to ensure fastest analytical TAT and reporting of high concentrations following analysis of dilutions.

Stability

Refrigerated 1 Day
Frozen >1 Day

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis Visible

Test Version

10-Jul-2020

Performance / Interpretation

Method

Radioimmunoassay (RIA)

Turnaround Time

10 days

Results

Name Units Reference Range Conversion Factor
Aldosterone pmol/L
  • Upright: 111 - 860
  • Recumbent: Less than 444

Test Location

ON, CA

Test Version

10-Jul-2020

Interface / Setup

HL7 Interface Codes

Order Code Result Codes Units
ALDO S 2460Aldosterone pmol/L

Test Version

10-Jul-2020