CATECHOLAMINES, RANDOM URINE

Test Code

C0041

LIS Code

Test Components

Includes Epinephrine, Norepinephrine and Dopamine.

Shipping Temperature

R

Specimen

50 mL (10 mL min.) aliquot of random urine. Collect urine with appropriate volume of 50% HCl , to maintain pH between 1–2. Do not use concentrated HCl. Ship refrigerated or frozen. 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 blockers (long term use), Clofibrate, Propranolol, Penicillin, Reserpine, Thyroxine, Alpha-methyldopa, Isoproterenol, Labetalol, Mandelamine, Paracetamol, Cimetidine, Metoclopramide, vigorous exercise, alcoholic beverages, tea/coffee and tobacco at least 72 hours before and during specimen collection.

Department

Method

High Performance Liquid Chromatography

CAT

C

List Price

₹ 4500

CUToff

Sample by Tue, Fri 1 pm

Reporting Time

Report 4th Day Evening

Comments

Also see PHEOCHROMOCY TOMA PROFILE.