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METANEPHRINES FRACTIONATED URINE

Test Number:
  • 0080436
Test Alias:
Preferred Specimen:
  • Random urine
Container Type:
  • 6 N HCl in plastic screw-cap container
Alternative Specimen:
  • Random urine clean catch, catheterized urine, or first void clean catch
Volume:
  • 5 mL
Collection Instructions:
  • After urine collection, add 6N HCl to maintain a pH below 3. Urine without preservative is acceptable if pH is below 6 and the sample is shipped frozen.
Transport Temperature:
  • Refridgerated
Specimen Stability:
  • Room temperature: 7 days
  • Refrigerated: 8 days
  • Frozen: 30 days
Methodology:
  • Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
CPT Code:
  • 82570
  • 83835
Reject Criteria:
  • Boric acid preservative
Reference Range:
Report Available:
  • 5 days

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