Time Limit for Add on Tests:
Target Turnaround time:
Screening for phaeochromocytoma and paraganglioma, especially when 24h urine catecholamines are equivocal.
Further Information from LabTestsOnline
EDTA - 2 tubes
To be sent to laboratory immediately for separation and freezing
Referred to Newcastle Laboratories
As the analytes are extremely labile, samples are to be taken within NDDH. Samples are to be sent immediately to the laboratory for separation and freezing. Samples are sent frozen to Newcastle. Haemolysed samples are not acceptable for analysis