Lab Testing

BloodDrawPacket

Aldosterone, LC/MS

SKU: 004374

$109.00

Product Description

**NOTE: All laboratory testing requires an authorizing physician in order to complete the laboratory testing**

The Aldosterone test evaluates a hormone made by the adrenal glands.  Aldosterone works to  help regulate sodium and potassium levels. This controls blood pressure and electrolytes in the body.

Why It Is Done

An Aldosterone test is performed when a physician needs the following information:

  • A measure of of aldosterone released into the body.
  • When looking for a tumor in the adrenal gland.
  • Searching for the cause of low potassium, or high blood pressure.

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