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Test ID: SERU    
Serotonin, 24 Hour, Urine

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

The diagnosis of a small subgroup of carcinoid tumors that produce predominately 5-hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), but very little serotonin and chromogranin A

 

Follow-up of patients with known or treated carcinoid tumors that produce predominately 5-HTP, but very little serotonin and chromogranin A

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

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

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

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

Yes

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

Serotonin, 24 Hr, U

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

5-HT (5-Hydroxytryptamine)
5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT)

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