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Test ID: METAF    
Metanephrines, Fractionated, 24 Hour, Urine

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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

A first- and second-order screening test for the presumptive diagnosis of catecholamine-secreting pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas


Confirming positive plasma metanephrine results

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) Stable Isotope Dilution Analysis

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

Metanephrines, Fractionated, 24h, U

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

Fractionated metanephrines +
Free Metanephrine
Metanephrines free, urine
NMN (Normetanephrines), urine
Normetanephrine, (NMN), free
Normetanephrines, urine