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This is a sendout test. Please note that turnaround time is defined as the anticipated time from set up day to results release.
S52249N: Metanephrines (Random) [14961X] [NY] Print View
Metanephrine   view ref range  mcg/g creat 
Normetanephrine   view ref range  mcg/g creat 
Metanephrines, Total   view ref range  mcg/g creat 
Creatinine, Random Urine   view ref range  mg/dL 

PRIMARY
1 Urine 5 (1.5) mL   Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Urine w/no Preservative   Refrigerated - 8 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  

After urine collection, add an 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. ROOM TEMPERATURE STABILITY: 1 WEEK (ACIDIFIED)

Patient Preparation:
It is preferable for the patient to be off medications for three
days prior to collection.

Dietary Instructions:
Patient should avoid tobacco, tea, coffee, for three days prior to
specimen collection. Common antihypertensives (diuretics, ACE
inhibitors, calcium channel blockers, alpha and beta blockers) cause
minimal or no interference. Medications which are alpha agonists
(Aldomet), alpha blockers (Dibenzyline) should be avoided 18-24 hours
prior to specimen collection.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
3 days

CPT Codes
83835,82570

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
METHODOLOGY: Liquid Chromatomagraphy Tandem Mass Spectrometry






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