VANILLYLMANDELIC ACID (VMA), URINE - RANDOM

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Collect random urine. Add 1-2 drops 6N HCl to a 10 mL urine aliquot to ensure pH between 1-3. Mix well and send urine refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic urine cup.

Methodology
High Performance Liquid Chromatography

Stability
With Preservative:
Room Temperature: 3 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 1 month
Without preservative: Room Temperature: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 7 days
Preservative must be added before sample is submitted for testing.

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Setup: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Reported: 2-4 days

Turnaround Time4-6 days
Test CodeUVMAR
CPT-4 Code (s)
84585, 82570
LOINC Codes
Creatinine   20624-3  
VMA   3124-5  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory