Which tests are used to determine primary aldosteronism subtype?

Updated: Mar 24, 2020
  • Author: Gabriel I Uwaifo, MD; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Tests for determining the primary aldosteronism subtype (third-tier tests) include the following:

  • Postural stimulation test
  • Furosemide (Lasix) stimulation test
  • Diurnal rhythm of aldosterone

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