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Plasma Renin Activity

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
REN MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
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. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
2-5 days
Additional Info:
Ref. range is age dependent; avail on patient report
CPT Code:
84244
Synonyms:
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