Aldosterone

Material: Blood
Study price: PLN 55.00
Waiting time: result after 14 working days
Booking:

  • We perform the test without prior reservation only at selected intake points/hours - NOTE! Check the hours of the tests

Luxmed collection points

Preparation for the study

General

  • Intake time between 07:00 and 09:00 in the morning (30 - 60 min from uprighting after overnight rest).
  • The test material is blood.
  • The patient does not need to be fasting.About 30 minutes before the test, it is advisable to drink a glass of water or bitter(unsweetened) tea.

Important

Samples brought from outside are not accepted for testing.

Description

Formed by the adrenal cortex, contributes to reduced sodium secretion and increases water accumulation in the body, affects blood pressure, secretion is stimulated by the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system, is excreted in the urine.

Importance of the test: insightful diagnosis of the cause of hypertension.

Abnormal values: in adrenal cortex and kidney disorders.

Development and preparation of material (applies to contractors only)

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