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5-HIAA, 24 HOUR URINE
Number 5059
CPT Code 83497
Alias 5-HIAA, HYDROXYINDOLEACETATE, SEROTONIN METABOLITE
Specimen Container 24Hr Urine Container
Specimen Type 24Hr Urine without preservative
Turn Around Time 
Days Performed 
Reference Range 0.0-14.9 mg/24hr
Alternate Specimen Boric acid may be used for other tests without harm to 5-HIAA.
Volume 30 mL Aliquot
Stability Ambient 7 Days
Stability Refrigerated 14 Days
Stability Frozen 14 Days
Patient Preparation 

Void at 8AM and discard specimen. Collect all urine for next 24 hours, including 8AM void the next morning.

Methodology 

LC/MS-MS

Limitations 
Rejection Criteria 

pH less than 2

Additional Instructions 
Performing Laboratory Reference Laboratory
Tags5-HYDROXYINDOLEACETIC ACID, 24 HOUR URINE, HIAA, 5HIAA, 5-HIAA

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Primex Clinical Laboratories strives to provide clients with quality testing services to better support patient health. With the ongoing pandemic, COVID-19 testing has become high in demand yet testing supplies are limited.

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