General Information

UPHSM LIS Test #: 8684
Testing Time:
Testing Lab: Labcorp

Specimen Info
Only 1 specimen type required, unless otherwise specified

Volume: 1.0 mL(0.5 mL Minumum)
Temperature: Refrigerate
Tube Type: 1 SST Tube
Collection Info:
Separate and refrigerate serum or plasma.
Volume: 1.0 mL(0.5 mL Minimum)
Temperature: Refrigerate
Tube Type: EDTA Plasma
Collection Info:
Separate and refirgerate serum or plasma.

Minimum Volume
0.5 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)


Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)

Clinical Utilities

Use:  Evaluate patients with hypertension and possible hyperaldosteronism

Limitations:  Decreased perfusion of the kidneys leads to increased aldosterone and renin.

CPT Codes


* The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding
is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Reference Range

Premature infant:

• 26-28 weeks, day 4: 5.0-635.0 ng/dL

• 31-35 weeks, day 4: 19.0-141.0 ng/dL

Full-term infant:

• 3 days: 7.0-184.0 ng/dL

• 7 days: 5.0-175.0 ng/dL

• 1-11 months: 5.0-90.0 ng/dL

• 1 year: 7.0-54.0 ng/dL

• 2-9 years: 5.0-80.0 ng/dL

• 10-14 years: 4.0-48.0 ng/dL

• >14 years: 0.0-30.0 ng/dL