Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Renin Activity

CMH Lab Section
Toxicology/TDM

Specimen Requirements
Draw a minimum of 3 mL blood in EDTA lavender
Microtainers are not acceptable
Send to lab ASAP

Availability
Routine, batched testing run every Tuesday
Specimens must be in the Lab by 0700 Tuesday to be included
Results will be available Wednesday

Turn Around Time
3-8 days

Processing Instructions
Spin separate and freeze plasma
Tube can not be shared for other testing

Methodology
RIA

Ranges

Supine

Age

ng/mL/hr

Newborn (1-7 days)

2.0-35.0

1-12 months

2.4-37.0

13 months – 3 years

1.7-11.2

4-5 years

1.0-6.5

6-10 years

0.5-5.9

11-15 years

0.5-3.3

>15 years

0.2-1.6

Upright

Age

ng/mL/hr

0-3 years

None

4-5 years

<15

6-10 years

<17

11-15 years

<16

>15 years

0.5-4.0



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