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Renin, Plasma (Plasma Renin Activity)

Important Note

** Only orderable for APH Pediatric Endocrine physicians.**

Use EDTA plasma only! Strictly frozen. Collect 4 mL of blood in lavender-top venipuncture tube. Mix gently by inversion. Centrifuge immediately after collection. Separate and freeze plasma immediately. Please note whether recumbent or upright sample.

Department

Esoterix

Specimen Type

Blood

Container

Lavender-top (EDTA) tube

 

Standard Volume

4.0 mL

Minimum Volume

2.0 mL

Pediatric Volume

2.0 mL (does not allow for repeat testing)

Method

Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)

Ship Temperature

Frozen

Stability Room Temp

n/a

Stability Refrigerated

n/a

Stability Frozen

n/a

CPT Codes

84244