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1648: 5-hydroxyindoleacetic Acid (5-hiaa), Random Urine Print View
5-HIAA, Random Urine     mg/g creat 
Creatinine, Random Urine     mg/dL 

PRIMARY
1 Urine HCL Additive 10 (5) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Values above 10 mg/24 hrs occur in carcinoid syndrome. Slight elevations also occur in nontropical sprue and after reserpine administration. Drugs which can interfere with testing due to physiologic response: Acetaminophen, alpha and beta blockers, Atenolol, Bromocriptine, Broncholdilators, Clonidine, Digoxin, Isoniazid, L-Dopa, Labetelol, Methyldopa, Monoamine Oxidase inhibitors, Nitroglycerin, Sympathomimetic Amines, Phenobarbital, Phenothiazines, Phentolamine, Reserprine, Salicylates, Tricyclic antidepressants

After urine collection, add 6N HCl to maintain a pH below 3.
Urine without preservative is acceptable if pH is below 6 and the
sample is shipped frozen. Record patients age on test request form
and urine vial.

Patient Preparation
Patient should avoid food high in indoles: Avocado, banana, tomato,
plum, walnut, pineapple, and eggplant.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
3 days

CPT Codes
83497,82570

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Reject Criteria: pH >3.0 and received unfrozen Transport Temperature: Preserved urine: Room temperature Unpreserved urine: Frozen Methodology: High Performance Liquid Chromatography, Electrochemical Detection






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