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Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry
In conjunction or as an alternative to 5-HIAA or serum chromogranin A measurements as a first line test in the diagnosis of carcinoid syndrome.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Deliver to Specimen Processing within 15 minutes of collection in a green bag. Specimen should be spun as soon as possible after the blood has clotted, refrigerate.
Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge as soon as blood has clotted, aliquot serum into a plastic vial within 30 minutes of collection and refrigerate.