Test Overview
Test Methodology

Chemiluminescence

Test Usage

Adrenal function test, evaluation of renal hypertension.

Reference Range *

Standing: 4-31 ng/dl; Recumbent: 1-16 ng/dl

Test Details
Days Set Up
Tuesday, Friday
Analytic Time

8 hours

Soft Order Code
SALDO
MiChart Code
Aldosterone
Synonyms
  • SALDO
  • ALDOSTERONE, SERUM
  • SALDI
  • Aldosterone, IVC
  • SALDR
  • Aldosterone, Right IVC
  • SALDL
  • Aldosterone, Left IVC
Laboratory
Chemical Pathology
Section
Special Chemistry
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and freeze.

Alternate Specimen
EDTA Plasma tube acceptable
Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL serum
Additional Information

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Billing
CPT Code
82088
Fee Code
32035
LOINC
1763-2