Department of Pathology
and Laboratory Medicine

Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308
Laboratory
Ph: (330) 543-8573
Fax: (330) 543-3659

LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION


PATIENT INFO
Patient Name:
Medical Record #:
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PHYSICIAN INFO
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Additional Report to:
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TESTS REQUESTED
Test Name: ICD9 Code: (required)
1. Plasma Renin Activity   
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SPECIMEN INFO
Collection Date & Time:
Collected By:
Test Information for Plasma Renin Activity
CPT Code: 84244

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type/Collection Container: Purple top (EDTA) tube

Collection Volume: 5.0 mL (minimum 3.0 mL)

Cause for rejection: Gross hemolysis

Storage: Frozen

Availability: Sent to reference lab

Methodology: Radioimmunoassay (RIA )

Special Instructions: Draw blood directly in chilled lavender top (EDTA) tube. Immediately place into an ice-water bath until thoroughly chilled. Refrigerate during centrifugation and immediately transfer plasma to plastic vial.

TAT: 2-5 days


Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

Additional Info: Ref. range is age dependent; avail on patient report

Transport specimens to processing area of the laboratory in an appropriate container. Additional information is available from Cindy Maurer at (330)543-8689.

SHIP TO:
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
CCL
Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308


Physician Signature: Date: