ALDOSTERONE, INFERIOR VENA CAVA, SERUM

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.8 mL serum (1.0 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: SST

Rejection Criteria
Turbid sample, Whole blood, Bronchioalveolar Lavage (BAL) specimens

Methodology
LC/MS/MS

Stability
Room Temperature: 4 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time2-5 days
Test CodeALDIV
CPT-4 Code (s)
82088
LOINC Codes
Aldosterone, Inferior Vena Cava, Serum   1763-2  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory