Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 18, 2024 @ 9:13 am


Renin Activity

  • One Lavender (EDTA)

Also Acceptable:
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • 2 mL (Min:1.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • Critical Frozen
  • Pediatric collection requirement: min. 0.6 mL
  • Separate aliquot required for each frozen test ordered
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • 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:
  • Hemolyzed specimens
Stability:Ambient: 6 Hour(s); Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Reported:2-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 84244
  • 91196 - RENIN ACTIVITY
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