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URINE HYDROXY INDOLE ACETIC ACID

Code: BC00141

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Department: BIOCHEMISTRY

Sample Type: 24HRS URINE

3,000.00

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Description

This test is used to help diagnose and monitor carcinoid tumors. These tumors can be found in lungs, stomach, and GI tract. They secrete a substance called serotonin which gets converted to 5-HIAA and is excreted through urine.

Test Instructions

The test is performed on a 24 hr urine collection. Empty your bladder in the morning and collect the urine for the next 24 hrs, everytime you go to the toilet including the next morning.

List of Parameters Included

  • 24hrs Urine Volume ( NA )
  • Hydroxy Indole Acetic Acid (HIAA) - 24 hrs Urine ( COLUMN CHROMATOGRAPHY )

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