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Aldosterone, 24 hr Urine Effective 21-Jul-2020

Test ID: ALDO U

Test

Aliases/Synonyms

BCN009

Method

LC-MS/MS

Report Includes

Creatinine (mmol/L); Creatinine (mmol/d); Sodium (mmol/L); Sodium (mmol/d); Aldosterone (nmol/L)

Specimens

Urine (24 hr)

Test Location

ON, CA

Test Version

10-Jul-2020

Specimen

Specimens

Urine (24 hr)

Sample Volume

10 mL

Collection & Handling

Handling Information

Store and send frozen.

Additional Information

Provide Collection Date and Collection Volume (litres). Identify drugs administered within 2 weeks as some drugs have a low cross-reactivity in this assay.

Stability

Refrigerated 2 days
Frozen >2 days

Test Version

10-Jul-2020

Performance / Interpretation

Method

LC-MS/MS

Turnaround Time

15 days

Results

Name Units Reference Range Conversion Factor
Creatinine mmol/d
  • Male: 9.0 - 17.0
  • Female: 7.0 - 15.0
mg/d x 0.00884
Creatinine mmol/L
  • Not Available
Sodium mmol/d
  • 0 - 200
mEq/d x 1.0
Sodium mmol/L
  • Not Available
Aldosterone nmol/d
  • Normal salt diet (Sodium: Aldosterone)
  • 0 - 200: 8 - 75
  • >200: <28
µg/d x 2.77

Test Location

ON, CA

Test Version

10-Jul-2020

Interface / Setup

HL7 Interface Codes

Order Code Result Codes Units
ALDO U 7601Volume L
28021Sodium/L mmol/L
28020Sodium/d mmol/d
7637Creatinine/L mmol/L
7602Creatinine/d mmol/d
28022Aldosterone 24h Urine nmol/d

Test Version

10-Jul-2020