ea0081ep32 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2022
, Klooker Tamira
, Hillebrand Jacquelien
, van den Berg Sjoerd
, de Bie Prim
We report an interference in an immunoassay for aldosterone, which potentially could have led to a wrongful diagnosis and unnecessary surgery. The interference was serendipitously recognized due to a preanalytical error. A 59-year-old female patient with hypertension was referred to the department of endocrinology after an adrenal incidentaloma was detected. Because of her hypertensive history, screening for primary hyperaldosteronism was performed. An elevated aldosterone and...