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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?
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