5-HIAA (5- HYDROXY INDOLE ACETIC ACID), 24- HOUR URINE

Test Code

H0176

LIS Code

Test Components

NIL

Shipping Temperature

R

Specimen

50 mL (10 mL min.) aliquot of 24-hour urine. Collect urine with appropriate volume of 50% HCl to maintain pH between 1–2. Do not use concentrated HCl. Record 24 hour volume on test request form and urine container. Ship refrigerated or frozen. Patient should strictly avoid banana, kiwi, walnut, avocado, brinjal, pineapple, plum, tomato& drugs like Fluorouracil, Melphalan, Paracetamol & Acetaminophen, Heparin, L-dopa, Reserpine, Salicylates, Chlorpromazine, Imipramine, Isoniazid, MAO inhibitors, Phenothiazines, Promethazine, alcoholic beverages, caffeine, tea/coffee, tobacco and strenuous exercise at least 72 hrs before and during specimen collection.

Department

Method

Column Chromatography

CAT

C

List Price

₹ 2650

CUToff

Sample by 1pm

Reporting Time

Report Next Day Evening

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