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Test ID: PRA
Renin Activity, Plasma

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

8060

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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