Aldosterone, Urine ALDOU
|Method(s)||Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay|
|Collect||24-hour urine. Urine must be refrigerated during collection.|
4 mL aliquot from a 24-hour collection, frozen. (Min: 0.5 mL) Will accept refrigerated sample with preservatives.
Preserve urine by adjusting the pH to 2-4 with 6M HCI or 50% acetic acid. Samples without preservative are acceptable if frozen immediately after collection. Record total volume and collection time interval on transport tube and test request form.
Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated (with preservative): 5 days; Frozen: 1 month
|Schedule||Tue, Thu, Sat|
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