Aldosterone /Plasma Renin Activity Ratio Test, LC/MS/MS
Aldosterone/Plasma Renin Ratio Test is used to aid in diagnosing conditions related to irregular blood pressure or hypertension.
Aldosterone helps regulate salt, potassium and water balance in the body. Renin is an enzyme that stimulates the production of Aldosterone. Together Aldosterone and Renin help maintain healthy blood pressure levels.
Preparation: The healthcare practitioner may ask you to be upright or lying down (e.g., for 15-30 minutes) prior to drawing blood.