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Published on April 08, 2015

Renin, Plasma

Tube Type Pre-Chilled x2

Test ID   LAB532
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s)   84244
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Referral Testing
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 2 full pre-chilled lavender top tube(6mL); see important Comments
  Micro: 1 full pre-chilled lavender top tube
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory - Mayo Clinic Laboratories
Turnaround Time   5-7 days
Reference Range Normal: See separate report

Discontinue spironolactone 4-6 weeks before testing.

Collect in pre-chilled EDTA  tubes. Deliver immediately to Core Laboratory on ICE.  Sample must be spun in refrigerated centrifuge and plasma separated and frozen within 30 minutes of collection.  (If a refrigerated centrifuge is unavailable, chill the centrifuge carriers.   Centrifuge specimen for <=5 minutes, then promptly transfer plasma.)

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on March 15, 2021

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

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