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5-HIAA, Random Urine

Container Type

Test ID   LAB353
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s)   83497, 82570
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Referral Testing
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 20 mL random urine; refrigerate; see Comments
  Micro: 5 mL random urine
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory - Quest Diagnostics
Turnaround Time   10-15 days
Reference Range Normal: See separate report

Refrigerate after collection. Patient should be placed on restricted diet from foods high in hydroxyindole for at least 72 hours prior to collection of urine (avocados, bananas, eggplant, pineapples, plums, tomatoes, walnuts, caffeine).

Call Referral Testing at 984-974-1414 if have questions about food and medications.

Reviewed by jcayless on December 06, 2018

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514