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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
Aldosterone
Sample
Blood
Sample container
Vacutainer / Lavender / Plasma
Volume required
5 mL
Reference Ranges
Referred test, please contact lab for current ranges
Discipline
Biochemistry
Clinical notes
Aldosterone is measured in the diagnosis of Conn's Syndrome, and has to be measured in conjunction with Renin.
Turn around time
20 working days
Referral laboratory (if applicable)
Viapath
Last modified: 02/08/2017