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Renin Activity, Plasma

Components

Name Method Department Units
Renin Activity Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Send Out ng/mL/h

Specimen Requirements

Plasma Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Purple tube (EDTA)

6 mL 2 mL
Stability

Frozen - 14 day(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Cool tube in ice before collection
  • Centrifuge within 30 minutes, separate supernatant, and freeze
  • Keep frozen
  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible

Reasons for Rejection

  • Gross hemolysis
  • Wrong collection tube
  • Thawed frozen specimen

CPT Code

  • 84244