List All Test Names Beginning With:
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Position - Is the patient upright or lying down? For PSC and outpatients, enter "Upright".
Minutes in Position - How many minutes has the patient been in this position? For PSC and outpatients, calculate how many minutes the patient has been awake. If patient is unavailable to confirm and if not indicated on requisition, enter "0".
If physician has provided salt intake information or Lasix information, add as an order note.
If both Aldosterone and Renin are ordered together, they must be collected at the same time and ordered as Aldosterone/Renin Ratio (ALDOS/REN)
1 x 4 mL lavender top EDTA tube
2 x 1.0 mL plasma
Three labels will print; use the two labels indicating SEE GTS for the aliquot tubes and the third label for the primary tube.
Centrifuge at room temperature or 22oC in a temperature controlled centrifuge within 30 minutes of collection.
Place primary tube in site discard rack.
|Testing Frequency||Twice a week: Tuesdays and Thursdays|
|Alternate Name(s)||Angiotensin 1, Direct Renin, Plasma Renin Activity, PRA|
4.4 - 46.0 mIU/L upright at least 30 minutes
2.8 - 40.0 mIU/L supine at least 30 minutes