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Renin Activity, Plasma, Two Specimens

CPT: 84244(x2)
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Special Instructions

Please refer to the Endocrine Appendix of the LabCorp Directory of Services for instructions on multiple specimen testing.

This panel is a series panel requiring multiple tubes to be drawn at multiple time points. This panel is used to collect an initial tube (baseline) and then treat the patient with a drug (pill or shot) or other treatment (such as glucola) and then collect more tubes after the dose. If you are not giving the patient a pill or shot or other treatment after the first sample draw, do not use this panel. This series should not be collected until the clinician is contacted to determine why a series is ordered.


Expected Turnaround Time

4 - 6 days


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Causes for Rejection

Non-frozen sample received; non-separated sample received; non-EDTA plasma specimen; gross icterus


LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
053686 Renin, Plasma (2 Specimens) 012435 Renin Activity #1 ng/mL/hr 17515-8
053686 Renin, Plasma (2 Specimens) 012436 Tube ID #1 46963-5
053686 Renin, Plasma (2 Specimens) 012443 Renin Activity #2 ng/mL/hr 25513-3
053686 Renin, Plasma (2 Specimens) 012437 Tube ID #2 46963-5

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