Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 3, 2024 @ 10:13 am


Aldosterone, Serum

  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Separate aliquot required for each frozen test ordered
  • Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection
  • Patient Prep: Collect midmorning after patient has been sitting, standing or walking for at least 2 hours and seated for 5-15 minutes.
    Refer to the Additional Technical Information for specific patient preparation recommendations.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Plasma
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 5 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Reported:2-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82088
  • 91012 - ALDOSTERONE
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