(chemical structure) is measured in the CST.
The captopril suppression test (CST) is a non-invasive medical test that measures plasma levels of aldosterone. Aldosterone production is suppressed by captopril through the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system. CST results are used to assist in the diagnososis of primary aldosteronism (Conn Syndrome).
- Contrast with
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