METAF - Overview: Metanephrines, Fractionated, 24 Hour, Urine

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Test Name

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

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 Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to 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

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


Reporting Name A shorter or 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

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