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Aldosterone Left Adrenal Vein
3000485
Ordering Recommendation

Investigate primary and secondary aldosteronism. Distinguish between bilateral idiopathic hyperaldosteronism (IHA) and aldosterone-producing adenomas (APA).

Mnemonic
ALDO LAV
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
Adrenal venous sampling procedure is required. 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
Interpretive Data


Note
Refer to the Additional Technical Information link for information on Endocrine Society recommendations regarding 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.
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Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
3000488Aldosterone_Left Adrenal Vein
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