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  Renin Activity Specimen Type:
  also known as Plasma Renin Activity, Plasma Renin

Blood


SCRAP

Specimen requirements: 5 mL lavender (EDTA or pink (K2EDTA)
Reference ranges: See Report
Unit of measure: ng/mL/hour
Ideal sample: 2 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 1.2 mL plasma, frozen.
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: Transport to the Laboratory ASAP.  2 mL plasma, frozen
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: "Write in" MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Chemistry Blood Browse Function
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Daily
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 3-5 days
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
This test is sent to : ARUP - Associated Regional & University
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Radioimmunoassay
Special Instructions: CRITICAL FROZEN.  Do not refrigerate.  Do not collect in refrigerated tubes.  Separate plasma from cells and freeze immediately.  Specimen should be drawn between 7:00 and 10:00am.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: RENIN
CyberLAB code: 9110
Lab Processing Instructions: Spin ASAP. Freeze specimen after processing. Critical frozen.