Aldosterone, Adrenal Vein (ALDAV)

Test Code
LAB8514

Quest Code
95084

CPT Codes
82088

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)

Minimum Volume
0.25 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
Plasma collected in: EDTA (lavender-top), sodium heparin (green-top), or lithium heparin (green-top)

Instructions
Draw blood in a red-top tube (no gel). Separate serum after clotting. Ship serum refrigerated or frozen. Do not submit glass tubes.
Draw "upright" samples at least 1/2 hour after patient sits up.

Transport Container
Transport tube

Transport Temperature
Frozen

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Serum Separator Tube (SST®)

Methodology
Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry

FDA Status
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by FDA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

Setup Schedule
Evening Mon, wed, fri

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute-Chantilly VA
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20151-2228




The CPT Codes provided in this document 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 payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.