Aldosterone 24 Hour Urine

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Aldosterone 24 Hour Urine

Acronyms:

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 Preparation:

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

Storage Requirements:

Room Temperature

Stability:

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