Test directory: Aldosterone, 24Hr Urine

Ordering Code237
Test NameAldosterone, 24Hr Urine
AliasAldosterone 18-Glucuronide
Preferred SpecimenUrine, 24 Hour
Preferred Container24 Hour Urine Container
Other Specimen/ContainerRandom Urine in Clean Container (Reference ranges do not apply to random urine samples.)
Optimum Volume2 mL
Collection InstructionsKeep refrigerated during collection
Record entire 24 Hr Vol on container & requisition
Patient age & sex required on requisition
Refrigerate during and after collection. Sample without preservative is acceptable if kept refrigerated during collection.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 7 Days
Refrigerated: 28 Days
Frozen: 21 Days
Rejection CriteriaReceived ambient at reference lab, Urine collected with HCl
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 10 Days
MethodologyHydrolysis, Extraction, Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass
Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Total VolumeALLSee report.
AldosteroneALLSee report.
Creatinine, 24 Hr UrineALLSee report.