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Specimen Container: Urine Jug
Collection and handling:
Patient should void at 8 am and discard collection. Collect all subsequent voids including at 8 am the next day.
Specimen Type: Urine
Patient should be on a diet of 3 g of sodium for at least 2 weeks and preferable 30 days prior to testing. Some drugs may interfere with the interpretation of Aldosterone results, contact the laboratory for specific drugs.
Specimen volume: Submit entire 24 hour collecton to laboratory