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Test Code RENIN Renin Direct, Plasma

Performing Laboratory

Northwell Health Laboratories


Chemiluminescence (CLIA)

Reference Values

The expected values for Renin are pg/mL:


Patient’s Posture


Range (pg/mL)


< 40

4.2 – 52.2



3.6 – 81.6


< 40

3.2 – 33.2



2.5 – 45.1

Values > 33.2 pg/ml will flag as abnormal, but will need to be correlated with testing information as above for interpretation.

Test Classification and CPT Coding


Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube: Lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s)
Specimen: 1 mL (minimum volume: 0.8.0 mL) of plasma

Transport Temperature: Frozen

Do not pre-chill EDTA blood collection tubes nor store tubes on ice, but process blood at room temperature.

Centrifuge tubes in a non-refrigerated centrifuge.

Separate EDTA-plasma from cells immediately after centrifugation, then aliquot and immediately

 deep-freeze at –20°C or below.

Send patient to a PSC for collection if office cannot centrifuge and freeze plasma.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

TAT 48 hours

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5900020