Days Set Up
Tuesday, Friday
Analytic Time

8 hours

MiChart Code
Renin, Plasma Mass
Soft Order Code
DPR

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Chemiluminescence

Test Usage

Evaluate the role of renin in the differential diagnosis of hypertension.

Reference Range

Upright: <= 40 years, 4.0 - 44.0 pg/mL; > 40 years, 4.0 - 60 pg/mL
Supine (more than 30 minutes): <= 40 years; 3.0 - 30 pg/mL; > 40 years, 3.0 - 42.0 pg/mL. Contact the MLabs Client Services Center for interpretation by the Hypertension Unit (936-4790).

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect specimen in a lavender top tube (EDTA). Transport specimen at room temperature. Centrifuge, aliquot plasma into a plastic vial, and freeze within 1 hour.

Collection Offsite

Collect specimen in a lavender top tube (EDTA). Centrifuge, aliquot plasma into a plastic vial, and freeze within 1 hour. Do not refrigerate the sample.

Lavender Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL plasma
Minimum Volume
0.50 mL plasma

Billing Information

CPT Code
84244
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
35570-1

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.