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Aldosterone-to-Renin Ratio

Purpose:

To identify a patient with primary hyperaldosteronism based on measurement of plasma aldosterone and renin.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

laboratory tests

ICD-10:

E26.0

Description:

An elevation in the aldosterone with a markedly decreased plasma renin activity is evidence for primary hyperaldosteronism.

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