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Test ID BLOD0148 Aldosterone with Tanner Stages

Container Type

Serum w/out gel
EDTA
Lithium heparin w/out gel
Sodium heparin w/out gel

Specimen Type/Requirements

Serum-preferred
EDTA plasma
Heparinized plasma

Specimen Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Stability

Room Temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: NA
Lipemia: NA

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Instructions

Do not use gel barrier or serum separator tubes.


Draw upright samples at least 1/2 hr after patient sits up.

Performed Test Frequency

Tuesday through Saturday

Methodology

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)

CPT

82088

Performing Lab

Quest Chantilly

Analytical Time

3 days