Aldosterone, Urine
0070480
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
ALDO U
Methodology
Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed
Tue, Thu, Sat
Reported
2-5 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
24-hour urine. Urine must be refrigerated during collection.  
Specimen Preparation
Add 1 g boric acid per 100 mL urine. Transfer 4 mL aliquot of urine from a 24-hour collection to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) Record total volume and collection time interval on transport tube and test request form. Also acceptable: Preserved urine if the pH of the specimen is adjusted to 2-4 with 6M HCl or 50 percent acetic acid or unpreserved urine if frozen immediately after collection.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen. Also acceptable: Refrigerated, if preserved with HCl or acetic acid.  
Unacceptable Conditions
  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated (with preservative): 5 days; Frozen: 1 month  
Reference Interval
Effective October 6, 2014
 
Test Number Components Reference Interval
 Aldosterone, Urine1.2-​28.1 µg/d
 Creatinine, Urine -​ per 24h  
 
Age Male Female
3-​8 years 140-​700 mg/d 140-​700 mg/d
9-​12 years 300-​1300 mg/d 300-​1300 mg/d
13-​17 years 500-​2300 mg/d 400-​1600 mg/d
18-​50 years 1000-​2500 mg/d 700-​1600 mg/d
51-​80 years 800-​2100 mg/d 500-​1400 mg/d
81 years and older 600-​2000 mg/d 400-​1300 mg/d
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
82088
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0020207Creatinine, Urine - per volume
0020208Creatinine, Urine - per 24h
0097110Total Volume
0097111Hours Collected
0099020Aldosterone, Urine
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Aliases
  • 24 hr aldosterone
  • urine aldosterone