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Renin

Blood Sciences Test


Specimen

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Special Instructions

To arrive in laboratory within 6 hr of sample collection.

Units

mU/L

Test Usage

There are 2 main indications for measurement:

  1. In combination with aldosterone in the diagnosis of Conn’s syndrome.
  2. Alone in assessment of the adequacy of mineralocorticoid replacement in adrenocortical insufficiency

Availability

Referred test

Turnaround Time

21 days

Cannot be added on to an existing request

Assayed By

Chemical Pathology Dept. General Hospital, Southampton.

Specimen Labelling Procedure
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