What is Aldosterone?
This assay is useful in the investigation of Primary Aldosteronism (Adrenal Adenoma/ Carcinoma and Adrenal Cortical Hyperplasia) and secondary Aldosteronism(Renovascular disease, salt depletion, potassium loading, cardiac failure with ascitisand pregnancy).
Preparation for Aldosterone
- Do not eat or drink anything other than water for 8-12 hours before the test.
Sample Type for Aldosterone
The sample type collected for Aldosterone is: Blood