Item Value
Test name Aldosterone, serum
Available Stat? No
In House Availability Test performed once a week (Tuesdays)
Performed by Chemistry China Basin
Normal range ADULT (≥ 18 year olds):
Upright 8:00-10:00 am < 29 ng/dL
Upright 4:00-6:00 pm < 22 ng/dL
Supine 8:00-10:00 am 3-16 ng/dL


Adult reference range adopted from Quest Diagnostics and verified in-house by running lab personnel.

PEDIATRICS:
1-12 months 2-70 ng/dL
1-4 years 2-37 ng/dL
5-9 years < 10 ng/dL
10-13 years < 22 ng/dL
14-17 years < 36 ng/dL
Premature infants (31-35 weeks) < 145 ng/dL
Term infants < 218 ng/dL


TANNER STAGES: MALES FEMALES
Tanner Stages II-III 1 - 13 ng/dL 2 - 20 ng/dL
Tanner Stages IV-V 3 - 14 ng/dL 4 - 32 ng/dL


Pediatric reference range adopted from Quest Diagnostics.
Container type Red Top (preferred) or Gold Top (acceptable)
Amount to Collect 3 mL blood
Collection Instructions Draw "upright" samples at least 1/2 hour after patient sits up. Bring samples immediately to laboratory for processing.
Sample type blood

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667