Department of Pathology
and Laboratory Medicine

Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308
Laboratory
Ph: (330) 543-8573
Fax: (330) 543-3659

LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION


PATIENT INFO
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TESTS REQUESTED
Test Name: ICD9 Code: (required)
1. Homovanillic Acid, Urine   
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SPECIMEN INFO
Collection Date & Time:
Collected By:
Test Information for Homovanillic Acid, Urine
CPT Code: 83150

Specimen Type: Urine

Tube Type/Collection Container: Urine container

Collection Volume: 24 hour urine collection

Cause for rejection: -

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Sent to reference lab

Methodology: Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) Stable Isotope Dilution Analysis

Special Instructions: Add 25.0 mL of 50% acetic acid as preservative at start of collection. 7.0 mL aliquot from a well-mixed 24 urine collection. Instruct patient on 24 hour urine collection. To begin the urine collection, have the patient void. DISCARD THIS URINE SPECIMEN. This is best done with the first morning specimen. Note the time and record on the requisition. From then on collect all the urine that is voided and place in container. If more than one container is needed, please mark the first as #1 of 2 and retain on the floor until the collection is complete. The final void should be made 24 hours after the first void described earlier. The specimen should be included with the collection. THIS TEST IS FOR 24HR COLLECTIONS ONLY. FOR RANDOM SPECIMENS PLEASE ORDER ON A MANUAL REQUISITION.

TAT: 2 days


Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

Additional Info: Ref. range is age dependent; available on patient report

Transport specimens to processing area of the laboratory in an appropriate container. Additional information is available from Cindy Maurer at (330)543-8689.

SHIP TO:
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
CCL
Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308


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