Plasma Renin Activity, LC/MS/MS
Fasting Required: No

Specimen: Blood

Results: 5-7 Business Days

Description: Renin is released from the kidneys when there is a drop in blood pressure, a decrease in sodium concentration, or an increase in potassium concentration. Renin levels are highest in the morning and vary throughout the day. It is affected by a person's position, by stress, and by a variety of prescribed medications.

Methodology: Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)

Alternative Name(s): Renin,PRA

Note: Result turnaround times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.