ALDOSTERONE

Synonyms:
Computer Code: ALDO
Specimen Collection: 3 mL blood (red top tube preferred, gold is acceptable). Do not use glass vacutainers.
Minimum Volume: 2 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, refrigerate. Min 0.5 mL serum.
Reference Values: Adult (normal salt intake): Standing <3.0-39.2 ng/dL Recumbent <3.0-23.2 ng/dL
Lab Code: CC
Requisition: C/H
Test Frequency: Weekly
Routine TAT: 7 days
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 82088
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII