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Test ID: SERWB    
Serotonin, Blood

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011


NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

In conjunction with, or as an alternative to, 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA) or serum chromogranin A measurements as a first-line test in the diagnosis of carcinoid syndrome, including the differential diagnosis of isolated symptoms suggestive of carcinoid syndrome, in particular flushing


As a second-line test (5-HIAA and serum chromogranin A measurement are first-line tests) in the follow-up of patients with known or treated carcinoid tumors

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Serotonin, B