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S52103NY: Vanillylmandelic Acid 24hr Urine [934X][NY] Print View
Total Volume     mL 
VMA, 24 hr Urine   view ref range  mg/24 h 

PRIMARY
1 Urine 24 hour 10 (5) mL   Frozen - 12 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 10 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Urinary Vanillylmandelic Acid is useful in diagnosing neuroblastoma, one of the most common tumors in the pediatric population.

10 mL urine: ph adjusted to <3.0 using 6N HCl
Urine without preservative is acceptable if pH is blow 6
and the sample is shipped frozen.

Patient Preparation:
It is preferable for the patient to be off medications for three
days prior to collection. However, common antihypertensives
(diuretics, ACE inhibitors, calcium channel blockers, alpha and beta
blockers) cause minimal or no interference.

Dietary Instructions:
Patient should avoid alcohol, coffee, tea, tobacco (including use of
nicotine patch), bananas, citrus fruits and strenuous exercise prior
to collection.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
84585

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
METHODOLOGY: High Performance Liquid chromatography, Electrochemical Detection






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