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Plasma Renin Activity, LC/MS/MS
0.8 mL frozen plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube
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.
Plastic screw-cap vial
Room temperature: 24 hours
Frozen: 28 days
Received room temperature • Received refrigerated • Plasma collected in plasma separator tube
Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
|Quest Diagnostics Nichols Inst San Juan Capistrano|
|33608 Ortega Highway|
|San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130|
Set up: Mon-Thurs, Sun (Night); Report available: 5 days
Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.
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