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Test Name

Aldosterone/Plasma Renin Activity Ratio, LC/MS/MS

CPT Code(s)

82088, 84244

Includes

Aldosterone, Plasma Renin Activity, Aldosterone/Plasma Renin Activity Ratio

Methodology

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)

Reference Range(s)

Aldosterone

Adult    
Upright 8:00-10:00 A.M. ≤28 ng/dL
Upright 4:00-6:00 P.M. ≤21  ng/dL
Supine 8:00-10:00 A.M. 3-16 ng/dL
Pediatric    
1-12 Months 2-70 ng/dL
1-4 Years 2-37 ng/dL
5-9 Years ≤9 ng/dL
10-13 Years ≤21 ng/dL
14-17 Years ≤35 ng/dL
Infants    
Premature (31-35 Weeks) ≤144 ng/dL
Term ≤217 ng/dL
Tanner Stages    
II-III Males 1-13 ng/dL
II-III Females 2-20 ng/dL
IV-V Males 3-14 ng/dL
IV-V Females 4-32 ng/dL

Plasma Renin Activity 0.25-5.82 ng/mL/h
Aldosterone/PRA Ratio 0.9-28.9 Ratio

Clinical Significance

The Aldosterone-renin ratio is used to screen for primary aldosteronism.

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