Serotonin, serum

Alphabetical Test listing

Serotonin, serum-13377

  
Serotonin, serum
  
13377
  
LAB13377
  
SEROTONIN
  
5-HT
5-Hydroxytryptamine
  

Diagnose Carcinoid syndrome

  

Monoamine Oxidase inhibitor drugs should be discontinued for at least one week prior to sampling since they test to increase the level of Serotonin

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
  

Spin and separate

  
  

Ambient (preferred) - 7 days

Refrigerated - 7 days

Frozen - 14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles: stable x2

  
LabCorp Burlington (120204): R-LC
  
Tu - Fr, Su
  
3 - 5 days
  

Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)

  

Male: 21-321 ng/mL

Female: 0-420 ng/mL

  
84260
  
Result 27057-9
  
04/11/2019
  
09/21/2020
  
09/22/2020