Aldosterone (urine)

Aldosterone (Urine)

Test Name:   Aldosterone (Urine)
Alternate Name (s):    
Laboratory Module:   Lab
Ordering Mnemonic:   ALDOST U
Specimen Type:   

24 hour Urine

Collection Container:   24 hour urine collection container
Container Information
24 Hour Urine Container24 Hour Urine Container
Collection Information:   Have the patient collect a 24 hour urine sample.

Discard the first morning urine, on the first day.

Collect every urine thereafter for 24 hours

Test Schedule:  


Turnaround Time:   Routine

10 days

Stat / Urgent
Reference Interval:  


Critical Values:    
Lab Process Notes :    
Storage & Transport:   Send two Aliquots.  8 ml for Aldosterone and 2 ml for Sodium, store and ship frozen.
Test Referred to :    Laboratory Reference Centre, Hamilton


Updated March 18, 2013

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