Catecholamines Fractionated, Urine Test (7631U)
||Catecholamines Fractionated, Urine
||Dopamine (Creatinine corrected); Epinephrine (Creatinine corrected); Norepinephrine (Creatinine corrected)
||Endocrinology; Currently this test is not New York State approved.
||High Performance Liquid Chromatography/
TandemMass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
||2 mL Urine
||NMS Labs has no experimental or literature-based data regarding the choice of specific specimen collection containers for this test.
|Light Protection Required
||Room Temperature: 2 day(s)
Refrigerated: 14 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined
Norepinephrine, Epinephrine and Dopamine have demonstrated loss of stability with handling procedures that do not include addition of acid and pH adjustment even when frozen.
||Received Room Temperature.
|Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT
||[LC-MS/MS] Monday-Friday / 5 days
|Suggested CPT Code
|Test Summary Sheet
*Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.
**Stated minimum volume allows for a single analysis. Repeat analysis will not be performed.