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HYDROXYINDOLEACETIC ACID, 5-,URINE,24 HR

Test Name  HYDROXYINDOLEACETIC ACID, 5-,URINE,24 HR 
Mnemonic  5HIAA 
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CPT   83497 
Department  Send-Out 
Container  24-HOUR URINE CONTAINER 
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Handling  PATIENT PREPARATION: PATIENT SHOULD AVOID FOOD HIGH IN INDOLES; AVOCADOS, BANANA, TOMATO, PLUM, WALNUT, PINEAPPLE, AND EGGPLANT. PATIENT SHOULD ALSO AVOID TOBACCO, TEA AND COFFEE THREE DAYS PRIOR TO SPECIMEN COLLECTION. 10 ML URINE FROM A 24 HOUR URINE CONTAINER INSTRUCTION: COLLECT URINE WITH 25 ML 6N HCL TO MAINTAIN A PH BELOW 3. URINE WITHOUT PRESERVATIVE IS ACCEPTABLE IF PH IS BELOW 6 AND SAMPLE IS SHIPPED FROZEN. KEEP URINE REFRIGERATED DURING COLLECTION IF PRESERVATIVES ARE NOT USED. RECORD 24 HOUR URINE VOLUME ON TEST REQUEST FORM AND THE URINE VIAL., 4.5 ML, PRESERVED URINE: ROOM TEMPERATURE UNPRESERVED URINE: FROZEN 
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Methodology  HIGH PERFORMANCE LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPHY (HPLC) ELECTROCHEMICAL DETECTION 
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Required Information  INCLUDE TOTAL VOLUME 
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Note  Set-Up: MONDAY - FRIDAY 
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Referred Lab  Quest 
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