Aldosterone
Label Mnemonic: ALDU
Epic Lab Code: LAB354
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Specimen Instructions:
Refrigerate during 24 hr collection in plastic container.
Collection Medium:
Urine - 24 hour/timed plastic urine container
Minimum:
Adult Preferred Minimum: 4 mL
Absolute Minimum: 0.5 mL
Turn Around Time:
2-5 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
Components Reference Intervals Aldosterone, Urine 1.2-2.8 μg/d Creatinine (24-hour) Male 3-8 years: 140-700 mg/d 9-12 years: 300-1300 mg/d 13-17 years: 500-2300 mg/d 18-50 years: 1000-2500 mg/d 51-80 years: 800-2100 mg/d 81 years and older: 600-2000 mg/d Female 3-8 years: 140-700 mg/d 9-12 years: 300-1300 mg/d 13-17 years: 400-1600 mg/d 18-50 years: 700-1600 mg/d 51-80 years: 500-1400 mg/d 81 years and older: 400-1300 mg/d
Comments:
24 hr collection. Refrigerate during collection storage and submission to Pathology. pH will be adjusted in Specimen Control once urine is submitted to Core Laboratory.

Submit collection dates and time on requisition.
Methodology:
Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
CPT Code:
82088