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Epic Code LAB9994 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid (HIAA), 24 Hour Urine

Important Note

Patient Prep:

  • 5-HIAA collections require that the following restrictions apply for at least 48 hours prior to the collection period, and during the collection period: Do not eat avocadoes, bananas, eggplant, kiwi fruit, pineapple, plums, tomatoes, chocolate, or walnuts. Substances in these foods may interfere with this test. Do not take medications that contain guaifenesin or reserpine

Test Name Alias

5-HIAA | 5-OH-Indoleacetic Acid | Carcinoid Syndrome | 5HIAA | 8860

Interface Order Alias

10684

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Urine, 24 Hour 

 

Container(s): Plastic 24-hour urine jug

Preferred Volume to Collect: 24 hour collection

 

Patient Prep:

  • 5-HIAA collections require that the following restrictions apply for at least 48 hours prior to the collection period, and during the collection period: Do not eat avocadoes, bananas, eggplant, kiwi fruit, pineapple, plums, tomatoes, chocolate, or walnuts. Substances in these foods may interfere with this test. Do not take medications that contain guaifenesin or reserpine

Collection Instructions:

  • Urine Preservative Guide (link) Addition of 50% acetic acid prior to start of collection is preferred but not required. Refrigeration during and after urine collection is an acceptable means of urine preservation. If adding preservative:
    • Add 25 mL 50% acetic acid at start of collection
    • Children under 5 years, add 15 mL 50% acetic acid
  • 24 hour urine collection.
  • Refrigerate during collection and transport
  • Keep container upright at all times and check that lid is fastened evenly and securely.
  • Patient Collection Instructions available in Reference Material section.

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Refrigerate: 56 days

Frozen: 365 days

Laboratory Retention: 10 days (representative
acidified aliquot)

Test Frequency

Available Monday through Friday, day shift. TAT 2 – 3 days

Reference Range

0 – 6 mg/24 hours

 

Performing Department

TOXICOLOGY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry

 

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Spectrum Health Toxicology Laboratory. It has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. The laboratory is regulated under CLIA as qualified to perform high-complexity testing. This test is used for clinical purposes. It should not be regarded as investigational or for research.

 

CPT

83497

CDM Code

4028860

Epic Test ID

1230100277

LOINC

5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid,U: 1695-6

Collection Duration: 13362-9

Urine Volume: 19359-9

Beaker LOINC

5 HYDROXYINDOLACETIC ACID URINE: 1695-6

Mayo Access Code

SHO8860

Reviewed Date

12/6/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: 24 HOUR URINE FOR 5HIAA
Beaker Display Name: 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid (HIAA), 24 Hour Urine
BEAKER TEST NAME: 5 HYDROXYINDOLACETIC ACID, URINE 24 HR
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: 5 Hydroxyindolacetic Acid, Urine 24 Hr

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Collection and Specimen Handling

BEAKER COLLECTION: LOOK+LOOK

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW TOXICOLOGY: 24 HR URINE CONTAINER ACETIC (Preferred)-Refrigerated