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 Recent changes for Aldosterone - urine

Recent changes for Aldosterone - urine

Date
Field
Changed From
Changed To
4th February 2019
Preferred Container Type

24 hour urine

24-hour urine - ACID bottle

Collection & Request Instructions

24-hour urine collection in plain bottle

Keep refrigerated during collection and send to laboratory immediately on completion

Patient Collection Instructions

24-hour urine collection in acid bottle

Keep refrigerated during collection and send to laboratory immediately on completion

Patient Collection Instructions

Method

24 hour urine, plain bottle. A 50 mL aliquot is sent with the recorded total 24 hrs volume.

An extra 50 mL aliquot needs to be stored.

24 hour urine, acid bottle. A 50 mL aliquot is sent with the recorded total 24 hrs volume.

An extra 50 mL aliquot needs to be stored.

Aldosterone - urine

Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
UALDX
Specimen types:
24 hour Urine
Container types:
24-hour urine - ACID bottle24-hour urine - ACID bottle
Collection Instructions:

24-hour urine collection in acid bottle

Keep refrigerated during collection and send to laboratory immediately on completion

Patient Collection Instructions

Frequency:
Weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
4-7 days
Reference Interval:

3-78 nmol/day

Laboratory Use Only

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