CATECHOLAMINES & VMA, 24-HOUR URINE

This assay is useful in the diagnosis of Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma. It is also useful for screening children for Catecholamine secreting tumors & in supporting a diagnosis of Neuroblastoma.

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    Patient should strictly avoid Alpha-one blockers, Aminophylline, Amphetamines, Ampicillin, Beta-blockers, Ephedrine, Imipramine, Methyldopa, MAO inhibitors, Nicotine, Phenacetin, Phenothiazine, Theophylline, Vasodilators, Aspirin, PAS, Alpha-2 agonists, Bromocriptine, Calcium channel blocke(long term use), Clofibrate MAO inhibitors, Propranolol, Penicillin, Reserpine, Thyroxine, Alpha-methyldopa, Isoproterenol, Labetalol, Mandelamine, Paracetamol, Cimetidine, Metoclopramide, vigorous exercise, alcoholic beverages, tea/coffee, tobacco , chocolate, vanilla & banana at least 72 hours before and during specimen collection.
  • Report Delivery:
    Sample byWed / Sat 9 am; Report 2 days
  • Components:
    0

Sample Report