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Aldosterone 60 Minute
0070017
Ordering Recommendation

Use in aldosterone stimulation testing.

Mnemonic
ALDO 60
Methodology
Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect midmorning after patient has been sitting, standing or walking for at least 2 hours and seated for 5-15 minutes. Refer to the Additional Technical Information for specific patient preparation recommendations. 
Collect
Serum Separator Tube (SST) or Plain Red 
Specimen Preparation
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
EDTA plasma. 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 1 month 
Reference Interval
Greater than 7.0 ng/dL
Interpretive Data


Note
Refer to the Additional Technical Information for Endocrine Society recommendations for patient preparation, specimen collection, medications for hypertension control during confirmatory testing for primary aldosteronism, and factors that may lead to false-positive or false-negative aldosterone-renin ratio (ARR) results.
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0070017Aldosterone 60m15345-2
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Aliases
  • Aldosterone 60