Urinary metadrenalines (metanephrines)

Test investigation

Urinary metadrenalines (metanephrines)

Laboratory offering test

NNUH

Units

µmol/24h

Comments precautions

Acid bottle required F: Metadrenaline ≤1.8 µmol/24hr Normetadrenaline ≤ 3.0µmol/24hr M: Metadrenaline ≤2.2 µmol/24hr Normetadrenaline ≤3.8 µmol/24hr

Sample type

24-Hour urine collection bottle (acid preservative)

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

Batched; assayed at least once weekly