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An aldosterone test measures the level of aldosterone (a hormone made by the adrenal glands), in the blood. Aldosterone helps regulate sodium and potassium levels in the body. This helps control blood pressure and the balance of fluids and electrolytes in the blood.
- Assess Adrenal Aldosterone production.
- Diagnose Primary Aldosteronism.
- Differential diagnosis of fluid and Electrolyte disorders.
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