Plasma Renin Activity, Plasma Test (7678P)

Plasma Renin Activity, Plasma Test (7678P)

Analysis Code 7678P 
Test Name Plasma Renin Activity, Plasma 
Test Includes Plasma Renin Activity 
Compound Synonym(s) PRA; Plasma Renin; Renin 
Purpose Endocrinology; This test is not New York State approved. 
Category Endocrinology 
Method(s) High Performance Liquid Chromatography/
TandemMass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) 
Specimen Requirements 1 mL Plasma 
Transport Temperature Frozen 
Specimen Container Lavender top tube (EDTA), Pink top tube (EDTA) 
Special Handling Frozen plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender or pink-top) tube. Sample should be frozen as soon as possible after collection, but is stable when stored at room temperature up to 24 hours. Do not refrigerate the sample. Refrigeration will cause cryoactivation to occur and prorenin will convert to renin causing falsely high renin activity result. 
Light Protection Required Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: 1 day(s)
Refrigerated: Not Stable
Frozen (-20 °C): 30 day(s) 
*Rejection Criteria Received Room Temperature. Received Refrigerated. 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [LC-MS/MS] Monday-Sunday / 3 days 
Suggested CPT Code 84244 
**Minimum Volume 0.4 mL 
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*Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.
**Stated minimum volume allows for a single analysis. Repeat analysis will not be performed.


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