ALDOSTERONE BLOOD (ALD)
: Esoteric Chemistry
: Supine:less than or equal to 16 ng/dL, Upright: 4 - 31 ng/dL
: Light green top PST (Lithium Heparin with gel)
: Plasma or serum
: Red top SST (Clot activator with gel) or red top (no gel)
: 1 red microtainer
: 5 mL
: 0.5 mL
: Must be spun in refrigerated centrifuge and separated.
: Refrigerated: 1 week
Reasons for Rejection
: Tuesday and Thursday
: 8:00 a.m.
: 5 days
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