Plasma Renin Activity (PRA)



Definition

  • Renin activity is measured indirectly by the ability of the patient's plasma to generate angiotensin.

  • Normal range:

    • Cord blood: 4.0–32.0 ng/mL/hour

    • Newborn (1–7 days): 2.0–35.0 ng/mL/ho...

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