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Test Name:Aldosterone
Test Number:22
Collect:1.2 mL serum - red
Minimum Volume:0.6 mL serum - red
Alternate Collect:1.2 mL serum - SST
Container:Mayo Screw Cap Transfer Vial
Processing:Spin and separate
Transport/Stability: Refrigerated (preferred) - 28 days
Frozen - 30 days
Ambient - 4 days
Alternate Names:ALS
82088.1
Performing Lab:Mayo Clinic Laboratories (ALDS/8557); R-MM
Days Set Up:Mo - Fr (3 pm)
Expected TAT:2 - 5 days
Ref. Ranges:0 - 30 days: 17-154 ng/dL*
1 - 11 months: 6.5-86 ng/dL*
1 - 10 years:
≤40 ng/dL (supine)*
≤124 ng/dL (upright)*
≥11 years: ≤21 ng/dL (a.m. peripheral vein specimen)
Reference range based on upright a.m. collection from subjects on ad lib sodium intake.
Collection/
Processing Details:
Specimen should be collected at 8:00 am.
Indicate if patient is supine or upright.
Spinand separate
Method:Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
CPT Codes:82088
Date Created:07/30/2007
Revised Date:05/21/2019