Aldosterone Test

The aldosterone test measures the aldosterone blood level.

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Aldosterone Test FAQ

What is an aldosterone test?

An aldosterone test measures the aldosterone blood level.

Why is an aldosterone test important?

Aldosterone imbalances can be found in some forms of primary hypertension.

What type of specimen will I submit?

This Aldosterone Test is a blood test.

Do I need to fast to take this test?

Fasting is not necessary.

How long does it take to get test results?

It typically takes 4 business days or less.

Accesa Labs does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All users should consult with a medical provider for specific health concerns.

Last updated on August 28, 2018

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Aldosterone Lab Test - More Information

The aldosterone test, also known as an aldosterone lab test, measures the aldosterone blood level.

Aldosterone is a steroid hormone produced by the adrenal glands. Known as a mineralocorticoid, it helps regulate salt and water balance in the body by helping the kidney keep sodium and excrete potassium. If the body overproduces aldosterone (primary aldosteronism), then high blood pressure with low potassium levels are often seen.

The aldosterone blood test is performed as part of an evaluation for primary hypertension. Approximately 2% of people with primary hypertension also have high aldosterone (primary hyperaldosteronism). Also, in many cases, low potassium and low direct renin levels will be seen in these situations. Body position and recent sodium intake might affect aldosterone blood test results.

To get an aldosterone test near you, order online and get your blood drawn at the Quest Diagnostics lab. Once your aldosterone lab report is ready, it will be available for download. As can be seen on the sample aldosterone lab results, the aldosterone blood level is reported as a number which can be compared against the reference range provided by the lab.

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