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Test ID: VMA    
Vanillylmandelic Acid (VMA), 24 Hour, Urine

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

9454

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

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)

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

Vanillylmandelic Acid, 24 Hr, U

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

Vanillylmandelic Acid
3-Methoxy-4-Hydroxymandelic Acid
4-Hydroxy-3-Methoxymandelic Acid
VMA
Neuroblastoma Profile