Metanephrines, random urine

Alphabetical Test listing

Metanephrines, random urine-994

  
Metanephrines, random urine
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
Metanepharines, pheochromocytoma evaluation
Pheochromocytoma evaluation
  
  • Creatinine
  • Metanephrine
  • Metanephrine:creatinine ratio
  • Normetanephrine¬†
  

Diagnose the presence of a pheochromocytoma, neuroblastoma, and ganglioneuroblastoma

  
  • A number of drugs act through catecholamine mechanisms and must be discontinued 72 hours before and during collection
  • Bananas, pineapple, and plums are contraindicated
  
Urine, first morning
  
  
10 mL
  
2.5 mL
  

Transfer 10 mL urine to a Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp)

  

Ambient (preferred) - 7 days

Refrigerated - 14 days

Frozen - 14 days

  
LabCorp Burlington (004044): R-NX
  
3 - 7 days
  

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

Creatinine: alkaline picric acid

  

Creatinine, random urine - Not established

Normetanephrine - Undefined

Metanephrine - Undefined

Metanepharine/create ratio - 0.0 - 1.0

  
82570
83835
  
07/19/2019
  
06/03/2021
  
06/04/2021