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Test ID: PRA
Renin Activity, Plasma

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Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

0-2 years: 4.6 ng/mL/hour (mean)*

3-5 years: 2.5 ng/mL/hour (mean)*

6-8 years: 1.4 ng/mL/hour (mean)*

9-11 years: 1.9 ng/mL/hour (mean)*

12-17 years: 1.8 ng/mL/hour (mean)*

Mean data not standardized as to time of day or diet. Infants were supine, children sitting.

 

Na-depleted, upright (peripheral vein specimen)

18-39 years: 10.8 ng/mL/hour (mean)

2.9-24.0 ng/mL/hour (range)

> or =40 years: 5.9 ng/mL/hour (mean)

2.9-10.8 ng/mL/hour (range)

 

Na-replete, upright (peripheral vein specimen)

18-39 years: 1.9 ng/mL/hour (mean)

< or =0.6-4.3 ng/mL/hour (range)

> or =40 years: 1.0 ng/mL/hour (mean)

< or =0.6-3.0 ng/mL/hour (range)

*Stalker HP, Holland NH, Kotchen JM, Kotchen TA: Plasma renin activity in healthy children. J Pediatr 1976;89:256-258



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