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Lonic Code

 

Test Name

Aldosterone

Synonyms

Aldosterone, Aldost

Test Consists

 

Specimen Requirements

4.0 mL blood

Volume and Container

4.0 mL plain red top blood tube ONLY

Storage and Transport

Serum is stored frozen until ready for transport to Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Critical Values

 

Causes for Rejection

Gold top SST blood tube, specimens other than serum

Turn Around Time

3-10 business days from time of collection

Availability

Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm, except observed holidays.

CPT / HCPCS Code

82088

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

38,839,294

Last Updated

 

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

 

Indications

Investigation of primary and secondary aldosteronism

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

 

Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Schedule

Test performed Monday-Saturday at Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Request Form

 

Methodology

LC-MS/MS

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

Gold top SST blood tube is NOT acceptable

Reference Range

See reference lab report

Limitations and Contraindications

Reference range based on upright a.m. collection from subjects on ad lib sodium intake.

Interpretation

A high ratio of aldosterone in ng/dL to renin activity per hour is a positive screening test result.

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

Ref ALDOST, Ref Aldosterone

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir