SEALS Test Manual

 

CATECHOLAMINES (TIMED URINE) (ADULT)
                  
 
COLLECTION INFORMATION:  
Preferred Specimen Type Timed Urine (P2 - with Hydrochloric Acid)
Alternate Specimen
Collection Information Must be collected in a 24 hr urine collection bottle containing 5mLs 1M HCl. Special diet required - contact CSR at STG, Clinical Chemistry at POW on 93829082 and MFL at SUTH.

Includes ADRENALINE, NORADRENALINE and DOPAMINE.
 
LABORATORY INFORMATION ONLY:  
Specimen Code UT
Test Abbreviation CATA
Test Set C378
Laboratory Information Acidify to pH 2-4. Send 2mL aliquot to Clinical Chemistry at Randwick. Transport refrigerated.
Minimum Assay Volume - Not Collection Volume 1mL
Department Chemistry
Storage Refrigerate
Site Randwick
Randwick Label R615UTR
Kogarah Label R615UTR
Sutherland Label R615UTR
Sydney Label R615UTR
SEALS South Label R615UTR
Update On 21/02/2020