Specimen Requirements

Title

CATECHOLAMINES,URINE-RANDOM

Specimen Requirement

Collect random urine. Add 1 – 2 drops 6N HCl to a 10 mL urine within 4 hours of collection. Mix well, ensure pH 1-3, and send urine refrigerated in a plastic screw-capped urine cup.

 

 

Methodology

High Performance Liquid Chromatography

Stability

With Preservative: 72 hours room temp, 7 days refrigerated, 1 month frozen

Reference Range

By report*

Turnaround

2-4 days, performed Mon-Fri

Clinical Use

Test Code

UCRWP