Test directory: Renin Activity, Plasma

Ordering Code 5483
Test Name Renin Activity, Plasma
Alias PRA
Preferred Specimen Plasma
Preferred Container EDTA, K2 (Lavender)
Optimum Volume 1 mL
Collection Instructions DO NOT REFRIGERATED. Refrigeration will cause cryo- activation to occur and prorenin will convert to renin causing falsely high renin activity results.
Handling Instructions Centrifuge and separate plasma at room temperature and
FREEZE immediately.
Transport Requirements Oahu: Frozen
Airline: Frozen
Specimen Stability Ambient: 24 Hours
Refrigerated: Not Stable
Frozen: 28 Days
Rejection Criteria Refrigerated
Avail. Stat NO
Methodology Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Reference Lab  Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

Component Age Male Norm Male Critical Low Male Critical High Female Norm Female Critical High Female Critical Low Units Add'l info
Renin Activity, Plasma ALL See report.