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Aldosterone, timed urine

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Quest

 

Test ID: 

LAB354

 

Methodology: 

Extraction Radioimmunoassay

Schedule: 

Mon - Friday

Reported: 

12 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 5 mL of a 24-hour urine with 10 grams of Boric Acid or random urine collected in s sterile, preservative-free
Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL.
Refrigerate during collection and after collection. Collection time required.
Collection in bottle containing Boric acid obtained from Specimen Processing 688-2444. Keep refrigerated during collection. If urine collected without preservative, but is refrigerated during collection, add boric acid immediately upon arrival. pH <7.5
Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 28 days Frozen: 21 days

Reject Collected with HCI

 

Notes: 

http://www.questdiagnostics.com/testcenter/BUOrderInfo.action?tc=13856&labCode=AMD

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

CPT Code(s): 

82088

Last Changed: 

8/14/2017 9:58:50

Last Reviewed: 

8/14/2017 9:58:50