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BGL Test Name field: HVA VMA
Prefer 5-10 mL random urine.
Minimum: 1.0 mL urine.
|Specimen Handling||No preservative required. Send a copy of the requisition with the specimen. |
Transport on ice to DSC.
Transport on ice to ACH.
Maintain frozen during transport to DSC.
Freeze specimens upon receipt in lab; ensure frozen specimens do not thaw.
|Additional Information||This test is only recommended for the investigation of neuroblastoma in pediatric patients. For investigation of pheochromocytoma in adults, "Metanephrines - Urine" testing is recommended.|
|Testing Location||ACH Biochemical Genetics Lab
|Testing Frequency||Weekly; must notify ACH Biochemical Genetics Lab for priority turn-around.|
|Alternate Name(s)||HVA and VMA - Random Urine; Vanillylmandelic and Homovanillic Acids - Random Urine; VMA and HVA - Random Urine|
|Reference Interval||Provided on test report.|