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Test Code:
ALDO

Order Name:
Aldosterone**

 
Useful For:
Investigation of primary hyperaldosteronism 
 
Methodology:
RIA (Radio Immunoassay)
 
AliasesName:
Aldosterone Plasma
 
 
 
Test Code:
ALDO

Order Name:
Aldosterone**

 
Patient Preparation:
  1.  Take a rast for a 15-20 minutes prior to sample collection. 
  2.  On the collection date, potassium should be normal ( K+ >3.0 mEq/L )
 
Collection Specimen Or Container:
Blood/ Lithium Heparinized blood (Green top) 6 mL, 1 tube

Sent to Laboratory within 15 minutes after collect
 
 
Specimen Testing Type:
Plasma, minimum volume 2 mL (Ship Frozen)
 
Sub Mission Container:
Plastic tube
 
Specimen Stabillity:

 
 
 
 
Test Code:
ALDO

Order Name:
Aldosterone**

 
Method detail:
RIA (Radio Immunoassay)
 
Schedule:
N/A **Sent Out to Chulalongkorn
 
Turnaround Time:
Received specimen to reported within 7-9 days
(exception for official holidays)
 
Performing Location:
CMDL, Chulalongkorn
Referral Lab Services, Laboratory Department 14160-2
 
 
 
 
Test Code:
ALDO

Order Name:
Aldosterone**

 
 
Clinical Information:
Indication: Help to investigate primary hyperaldosteronism 
 
Reference Value:
Recumbent 1-16 ng/dL Upright 4-31 ng/dL
 
Clinical Reference:
www.cmdl.md.chula.ac.th (Retrieved: 5 Jun 2020)