Recommendations when to order or not order the test. May include related or preferred tests.
Investigate primary and secondary aldosteronism. Distinguish between bilateral idiopathic hyperaldosteronism (IHA) and aldosterone-producing adenomas (APA).
Unique test identifier.
Process(es) used to perform the test.
Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Days of the week the test is performed.
Expected turnaround time for a result, beginning when ARUP has received the specimen.
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
Indicates test has been approved by the New York State Department of Health.
This test is New York DOH approved.
Adrenal venous sampling procedure is required.
Serum Separator Tube (SST) or Plain Red.
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 1 month
Normal range/expected value(s) for a specific disease state. May also include abnormal ranges.
Background information for test. May include disease information, patient result explanation, recommendations, details of testing, associated diseases, explanation of possible patient results.
Additional information related to the test.
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.
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