Catecholamines Fractionated by LC-MS/MS, Urine Free CATU

Method(s) Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Components Epinephrine, Norepinephrine
Specimen Required
Collect 24-hour or random urine collection. Refrigerate during collection.
Transport

Critical Frozen.

Remarks

Thoroughly mix entire collection in one container. Freeze specimen immediately after aliquoting. Do not exceed 4 mL in tubes.

Preserved: Transfer 4 mL to ARUP Transport tube with 20 mg Sulfamic Acid. Mix well (Min: 2.5 mL).

Alternative: If ARUP tube with Sulfamic Acid is not available, transfer 4 mL (Min: 2.5 mL) to ARUP Transport tube and adjust pH to 2.0-4.0 with 6M HCI.

Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week (unpreserved); 1 month (preserved); Frozen: 6 months (preserved)

Unacceptable Conditions

Room temperature specimens. Specimens with pH greater than 7.

Schedule Daily
Billing Code 5010074
CPTCode 82384
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

See Laboratory Report

No Appointment Necessary
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