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(N), (U), (W) = Parameters marked as W (forwarding) will be analyzed by laboratories of the "Laborverbund für Medizinische Diagnostik", marked with U (Subcontract) examinations will be analyzed by other laboratories and, where appropriate, also charged. Parameters marked with N are not yet accredited.
Aldosterone, free, urine
|Name||Aldosterone, free, urine|
|Categories||Endocrinology, adrenal gland|
|Specimen requirements||10 ml of 24h-urine collection|
|Collection instructions||please mention collection volume, urine should be stored cool during collection. Antihypertensive drugs should be discontinued 8 h, aldosteron antagonists approx. 4 weeks prior to collection.|
|Storage and transport||postage possible|
|Classification||EDMA: 12 06 02 01 00 LOINC: 1764-0|
|Setup schedule and duration||2/week tuesday and saturday
|Reference ranges||0,1 - 0,5 µg/24h|
|Notes and interpretation||Elevated values of aldosterone excretion will be found at hyperaldosteronism.|