Diagnose carcinoid tumors and monitor disease. Acceptable alternative to 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid (HIAA), Urine (0080420).
Quantitative Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
Fast overnight prior to collection.
Z plasma preservative tube (ARUP supply #40874) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.
Separate from cells within 10 minutes. Transfer 4 mL plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze immediately. (Min: 1 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 6 months
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|3000207||5-Hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA)|
- 5-OH-Indoleacetic Acid
- Serotonin Metabolite