Purpose
Endocrinology
Method(s)
High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
83835
New York State Approval Status

Not Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Normetanephrine High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) pg/mL 20 Catecholamine

Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
0.5 mL
Minimum Volume
0.4 mL
Special Handling
None
Specimen Container
Green top tube (Sodium Heparin), Lavender top tube (EDTA), Red top tube (no additive)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Received Room Temperature.

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 1 day(s)
Refrigerated: 7 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 21 day(s)
1 Normetanephrine High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) pg/mL 20 Catecholamine

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