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Blood Test Information

24 Hour Urine (acid Preservative)(Phone (82)4712 to order)

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Tube type: Acid 24hr Urine

Special instructions
Sent away to Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

Turnaround Time
28 days

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Urine metadrenaline measurement has now replaced catecholamines as the test of choice where phaeochromocytoma is suspected. Please contact the laboratory to arrange a 24hr urine bottle for the collection. Please convey instructions to patients for the collection and ensure they adhere to the dietary restrictions and provide details of medication.


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