Aldosterone, Serum / Renin Activity Ratio, EDTA Plasma
Synonyms/Also Known as
Aldosterone and Renin Activity
Cortisol, Electrolytes, Potassium, Aldosterone Stimulation Test, Aldosterone Suppression Test
Why get tested?
To detect any abnormal aldosterone and renin levels, to diagnose hormonal (endocrine) disorders like primary aldosteronism (PA, Conn syndrome).
When to get tested?
When symptoms or signs associated with increased aldosterone levels are present( elevated blood pressure, muscle weakness, and low Potassium), or low aldosterone levels( low blood pressure, high potassium, and low sodium).