Plasma Metadrenalines (Metanephrines)
(Biochemistry)
Investigation : Plasma Metadrenalines (Metanephrines)
Specimen type : Plasma
Spec container : EDTA 
Volume required : 1x 2.7mL bottle
Turnaround : < 10 days
Reference ranges:Normetadrenaline<1180pmol/L
 Metadrenaline<510pmol/L
 3-Methoxytyramine<180pmol/L


Sample must reach lab and be separated and frozen within 1 hour of collection. Preferably take sample with patient recumbent after overnight fast (>8h)

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This analysis is not performed by this laboratory. For local users of these laboratory services, please send your sample to the laboratory and it will be sent to a reference laboratory for analysis.
Assays for Plasma Metadrenalines (Metanephrines) are sent here.

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