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PLASMA RENIN ACTIVITY, LC/MS/MS

Test Number:
  • 0070105
Test Alias:
  • PRA
Preferred Specimen:
  • Plasma
Container Type:
  • EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Alternative Specimen:
Volume:
  • 2 mL
Collection Instructions:
  • After collection sample can be stored at room temperature up to 24 hours. Do not refrigerate the sample. Refrigeration will cause cryoactivation to occur and prorenin will convert to renin causing falsely high renin activity result.
Transport Temperature:
  • Frozen
Specimen Stability:
  • Room temperature: 24 hours
  • Refrigerated: Unacceptable
  • Frozen: 28 days
Methodology:
  • Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
CPT Code:
  • 84244
Reject Criteria:
  • Plasma collected in plasma separator tube
Reference Range:
  • 0.25-5.82 ng/mL/h
Report Available:
  • 7 days

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