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Test ID: CATU    
Catecholamine Fractionation, Free, 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

An auxiliary test to fractionated plasma and urine metanephrine measurements in the diagnosis of pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma


An auxiliary test to urine vanillylmandelic acid and homovanillic acid determination in the diagnosis and follow-up of patients with neuroblastoma and related tumors

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

High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Includes unconjugated epinephrine, norepinephrine, and dopamine

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

Catecholamine Fract, Free, U

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

Catecholamine Fractionation, Urine
Catecholamines, 24-Hour Urine
Catecholamines, Total
Catecholamines, Urine
Pressor Amines