Catecholamines 24 Hour Urine

Catecholamines 24 Hour Urine

Test Name:  

Catecholamines 24 Hour Urine

Alternate Name (s):  

 

Laboratory Module:  

LAB

Ordering Mnemonic:  

CATECH U

Specimen Type:   

24 Hour Urine Sample

Collection Container:  

24 Hour Sterile Urine Container

Container

Collection Information:  

Restrict caffeine, nicotine and alcohol

 

State total volume, send a 50 mls sample of the well mixed 24 hour urine specimen. Acidify to pH<3.0 with 6N HCl

Test Schedule:  

 

Turnaround Time:  

Routine

30 days

Stat / Urgent

 

Reference Interval:  

 

Critical Values:  

 

Lab Process Notes :  

Components:
Epinephrine 24 hour Urine

Epinephrine/Crea Ratio

Norepinephrine 24 hour Urine

Norepinephrine/Crea Ratio

Dopamine 24 hour

Metanephrine 24 hour total

Metanephrine Creatinine Ratio
 

Storage & Transport:  

Store refrigerated.

Test Referred to :   

Laboratory Reference Center, Hamilton

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