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Methoxylated derivatives of catecholamines - urine

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Eurofins Biomnis code

MTANU

Synonyms

  • 3 methoxytyramine
  • Methoxyamines
  • Metadrenaline
  • Normetanephrines
  • Metanephrines
  • Normetadrenaline
  • Catecholamines - methoxylated derivatives
  • 3 ortho methyldopamine

Clinic significance

Hypertension monitoring and pheochromocytoma screening. Catabolites of catecholamines excreted in urine.

Prenalytics

  • 1 tube(s)
  • 24hr urine
  • FROZEN

Further information

  • 1 individual aliquot for this analysis
  • Store urine in a cool place during collection.
  • Urines have to be stored refrigerated during the collection process, in order to avoid bacteria development
  • Urines stability before acidification or to be frozen : 48 hours after the beginning of the collection.
    Urines stability frozen : 2 weeks
    Not stable anymore after 3 cycles freezing/tawing
    Urines stability refrigerated and acidified : 2 weeks
  • No need of specific diet anymore.
  • For adults, please specify diuresis
  • Creatinine will systematically be processed for children
  • Catecholamines and methoxylated derivatives are performed together

Specific equipment available

Tube for urine sample


Methodology

LCMS/MS

Turnaround time

4 days


Pathologist(s) in charge
Biomnis Lyon
Specialty
Analytical Chemistry
Contact(s)
Dr Gilles PANTEIX
Dr Laurence PELLEGRINA
Phone(s)
+334 72 80 10 41
+334 72 80 23 05

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