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19552: Aldosterone, 24-Hour Urine Print View
Total Volume     mL 
Aldosterone, Urine     mcg/24 hours 
Creatinine, 24-Hour Urine   view ref range  g/24 hours 

PRIMARY
1 Urine 24 hour 5 (0.8) mL   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 28 Day(s)/Frozen - 21 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Urine boric acid 24 hour   Frozen - 21 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 28 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
  Urine   Frozen - 21 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 28 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
  Urine Boric Acid   Frozen - 21 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 28 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  

Aldosterone is a hormone produced by the adrenal glands. Patients with primary hyperaldosteronism exhibit hypokalemia, hypertension, and low direct renin concentrations.

Record 24-hour urine volume on test request form and urine vial.
Refrigerate during and after collection.
Reference ranges do not apply to random urine samples.
Setup Schedule
Sunday, Tuesday

Reported (Analytical Time)
3 days

CPT Code
82088

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Urine collected with HCI Methodology: Hydrolysis; Extraction; Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry Transport Temperature: Room temperature Specimen Requirements: Acceptable: 24-hour urine collected in a 10 g Boric acid container or Random urine (reference ranges do not apply) collected in a no preservative container






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