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3 Phase Bone Scan ACTH Aldosterone RIA Anti TPO RIA Anti-HAV M RIA Anti-HBc M RIA Anti-HBs RIA Anti-hTg RIA Anti-R TSH (TRAb) RRA b-HCG IRMA Blood Volume Bone Imaging Bone SPECT Imaging Brain Imaging Brain SPECT Imaging CA-125 IRMA Cardiac blood pool CEA IRMA Cisternography C-Peptide IRMA Dacryoscintigraphy DHEA-S RIA Digoxin RIA Diuretic Renal Imaging DMSA Renal Imaging Estradiol RIA Express Adenosine Infusion MPI Express Dipyridamole Infusion MPI Express Dobutamine Infusion MPI FSH IRMA FT3 RIA FT4 RIA G.I. Bleeding Imaging Ga-67 Whole body Gastric Emptying Imaging Gastrin RIA Gastroesophageal Reflux Imaging Gated Bloodpool Rest Imaging Gated Bloodpool Rest Stress Imaging GFR HBsag Hepatobiliary Imaging HGH IRMA Indirect Cystogram LH IRMA Liver & Spleen Imaging Liver SPECT Imaging Lung Perfusion Imaging Lung Quantitation Lung Ventilation Imaging Lymphangioscintigraphy Meckel's Diverticulum Imaging MIBG WB Imaging Myocardial Infarct Imaging Nuclear Medicine Procedures Parathyroid Imaging Plasma Cortisol RIA Prolactin IRMA PTH IRMA Therapeutics: RAI Therapy for Hyperthyroidism Therapeutics: RAI Therapy for Thryoid Malignancy RAI Uptake RAI Whole Body Imaging Red Blood Cell (RBC) Survival Renal Imaging (EC) Renal Imaging MAG 3 Renal Imaging with Captopril Renal Imaging Renin RIA Rest/Adenosine Infusion MPI Rest/Dipyridamole Infusion MPI Rest/Dobutamine Infusion MPI Scintimammography Splenic Sequestration Testicular Imaging Testosterone RIA Tetrofosmin Express MPI Tetrofosmin Rest MPI Tetrofosmin Rest Stress MPI Thyroglobulin IRMA Thyroid Bioassay Tl-201 Adenosine Infusion MPI Tl-201 Dipyridamole Infusion MPI Tl-201 Dobutamine Infusion MPI Tl-201 Stress for Viability MPI TSH IRMA UBT Urea Breath Test Venography White Blood Leucocyte Labeling

Renin RIA

The procedure involves addition of I-125 tracer to a volume of serum in a test tube, incubation and counting of substances under analysis using a gamma counter

What is it for?

  • To determine the quantity of plasma Renin activity for the differential diagnosis of primary and secondary aldosternonism; helps in the diagnosis and treatment of renal hypertension

How do I get ready for the test?

  • No fasting required. Blood is extracted according to physician's instruction whether the patient is in upright or supine position after lying or moving for 2-3 hours

Are there any complications?

  • None

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