Test Overview
Test Methodology

LC-MS/MS

Reference Range *

Angiotensin II: <5 - 40 pg/mL; Angiotensin (1-7): <10 - 55 pg/mL

Test Limitations

Patient preparation: Patient should be on a normal sodium diet, 110 mEq of sodium. Patient should be in a recumbent posture for at least 30 minutes prior to drawing specimen. Diuretics, mineralocorticoids, glucocorticoids, estrogens, oral contraceptives, ACT medications and sodium, potassium, and posture all affect Angiotensin levels.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Varies
Analytic Time

6 - 10 days

Soft Order Code
ANGII
MiChart Code
ANGII
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo ANGII
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Collect specimen in a chilled EDTA lavender top tube. Place collected tube on ice immediately. Spin and freeze IMMEDIATELY after collection, into a screw capped plastic tube. Send to Specimen processing frozen.

Normal Volume
2 mL plasma
Minimum Volume
1.25 mL plasma
Storage Temperature
STRICT FROZEN
Additional Information

Test performed by Mayo Clinic Laboratories

Billing
CPT Code
82163
Fee Code
AA659
NY State Approved
No