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5-HIAA (Plasma)

Alias: HIAA, 5HIAA

Discipline: Clinical Chemistry

Test information: N/A

Specimen Type(s)
  • Blood;
Other Acceptable Specimen Type(s)
Plasma
Specimen Container - Adult
  • Green Top BD;
Specimen Container - Paediatric
  • Light Green Top Microtainer BD;
Analytes
  • N/A;
Part of a test profile?
N/A
Volume (min) of sample to be sent to laboratory
1ml (min 0.5mL)
Patient Preparation, Sample Handling and Transport
Overnight fast.
Can drink tea and have buttered toast for breakfast, but No fruit Jam, nuts or fruit juice. Send to the lab ASAP.
Maximum add on time
No add ons
Units and Reference Ranges / Interpretation
27-70nmol/L (diagnostic cut off 118 nmol/L)
UKAS number
8492
UKAS accredited test?
Yes
Comments
N/A

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Last updated: 18-06-2024