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Test ID: VH    
Vanillylmandelic Acid (VMA) and Homovanillic Acid (HVA), Pediatric, Urine

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

9254

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

Yes

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

Screening children for catecholamine-secreting tumors

 

Supporting a diagnosis of neuroblastoma

 

Monitoring patients with a treated neuroblastoma

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

VMA and HVA, Pediatric, U

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

Neuroblastoma
HVA (Homovanillic Acid)
VMA (Vanillylmandelic Acid)
3-Methoxy-4-Hydroxymandelic Acid