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IVD Test Reagent/Kits, Immunoassay, Renal Metabolism, Aldosterone

Definition : Immunoassay reagents intended to perform qualitative and/or quantitative analyses of a sample of body fluids (e.g., serum, urine) to determine the level of aldosterone, the major mineralocorticoid hormone secreted by the adrenal cortex; its secretion is stimulated by angiotensin II. Very high levels of aldosterone (i.e., aldosteronism) are associated with plasma volume expansion, hypertension, and edema; they may occur due to overproduction of aldosterone (e.g., adrenal adenoma) or secondary due to extra adrenal diseases such as nephrotic syndrome or congestive heart failure.

Entry Terms : "Aldosterone Determination Reagents" , "Reagents, Immunoassay, Renal Metabolism, Aldosterone"

UMDC code : 19129

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DRG International Inc

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DRG International, Inc. is a leading specialty medical diagnostics and equipment manufacturer, and distributor with operations in more than 110 countries. Founded in 1970, DRG International provides a complete range of products and services to the diagnostics and cardiology-related medical community. DRG International's global headquarters is based in Mountainside, New Jersey

Mayo Medical Laboratories

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