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Plasma renin assay

Plasma renin assay

Plasma renin assay: The renin assay is a blood test that measures the rate of conversion of angiotensinogen to angiotensin II, which indirectly measures renin activity or kidney function; this test may be used to determine the underlying cause of hypertension (high blood pressure).

Plasma renin assay: Other Names

Other names for Plasma renin assay include:

  • PRA
  • Plasma renin concentration

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Diseases Associated with Plasma renin assay

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