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Vanillylmandelic Acid, urine

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code VMA
Performed by China Basin Chemistry
In House Availability Tuesday, Friday (day shift)
Method HPLC
Container type 24 hour urine collection container or urine cup

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Amount to Collect Entire 24 hour urine output or random urine (See preferred volume)
Sample type 24 hour urine collection or random urine
Preferred volume 5 mL urine
Processing notes Aliquot 5 mL.
Units mg/g Creatinine
Normal range
1-12 months < 36 mg/g Creatinine
1-2 years < 31 mg/g Creatinine
2-5 years < 17 mg/g Creatinine
5-10 years < 15 mg/g Creatinine
> 10 years < 11 mg/g Creatinine
Synonyms VMA
Stability Samples without preservative are stable at room temperature for 5 days.
Turn around times 1-4 days
Additional information This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by the Clinical Laboratories at the Medical Center at UC San Francisco. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

A creatinine is automatically run and separately billed on each sample.
CPT coding 84585
LOINC code 30571-4
LDT or Mod FDA? Yes
Last Updated 6/21/2016 12:01:22
Entry Number 1003
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