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Specimen Requirements

Title

ALDOSTERONE, URINE 24HR

Specimen Requirement

Collect 24 hour urine. Urine must be refrigerated during collection. Add 1.0g boric acid/100mL urine mix well and send 4.5mL aliquot boric acid preserved urine frozen in a screw-capped plastic urine container. Record total volume on test requisition and specimen label.

Methodology

Stability

Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Range

By report*

Turnaround

3-7 days Performed Tues, Thurs, Sat

Clinical Use

Test Code

24ALD

Holiday Information

Garcia Lab will be closed Thursday, November 28, in observance of Thanksgiving. We will resume our regular schedule on Friday.

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