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Aldosterone, Serum/Plasma Effective 21-Jul-2020

Test ID: ALDO S

Test

Aliases/Synonyms

BCN010

Method

LC-MS/MS

Report Includes

Aldosterone

Specimens

Serum; Plasma (EDTA)

Test Location

ON, CA

Test Version

10-Jul-2020

Specimen

Specimens

Serum; Plasma (EDTA)

Sample Volume

1 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

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

LC-MS/MS

Turnaround Time

10 days

Results

Name Units Reference Range Conversion Factor
Aldosterone pmol/L
  • See Table
AgeSupineUpright
0 - 6 days200 - 510080 - 2200
7 - 29 days140 - 485080 - 2200
1 - 12 months140 - 250080 - 2200
1 - 9 years140 - 150080 - 2200
10 y and Over30 - 41570 - 660

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