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Test ID: ALDU    
Aldosterone, 24 Hour, Urine

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Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

8556

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Investigation of primary aldosteronism (eg, adrenal adenoma/carcinoma and adrenal cortical hyperplasia) and secondary aldosteronism (renovascular disease, salt depletion, potassium loading, cardiac failure with ascites, pregnancy, Bartter's syndrome)

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Aldosterone, U

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Aldosterone w/Sodium,U ORDER 15150
Aldosterone with Sodium, Urine (ORDER 15150)