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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
5HIAA
Sample
Urine
Sample container
24h urine / Container with acid
Volume required
24hr sample container
Reference Ranges
Female/Male : 0 - 50 umol/24hr
Storage
Fridge
Discipline
Biochemistry
Clinical notes
5HIAA is a metabolite of serotonin and can be used in the diagnosis and monitoring of patients with carcinoid.
Turn around time
10 working days
Last modified: 02/08/2017