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Test Code HIAA 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid, 24 Hour, Urine

Important Note

Collection Instruction: 24 hour urine container and Boric Acid preservative provided by unit/clinic.

 

Order synonym 5HIAS

 

Use Sunquest code 5HIAS to order

 

 

Additional Codes

 

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Urine


Necessary Information


24-hour volume is required.

Specimen Required


Patient Preparation:

1. Some medications could interfere with test results. The ordering provider should decide if any medications should be stopped and when they should be restarted. If clinically feasible, discontinue the following medications at least 48 hours prior to, as well as during, specimen collection:

-Acetaminophen (Tylenol or generic versions)

-Aspirin

-Antihistamines

-Cough syrups

-Cold and flu medications

2. For 48 hours prior to, as well as during, the urine collection, the patient should:

Limit the following to 1 serving per day:

-Fruits

-Vegetables

-Nuts

-Caffeinated beverages or foods

 

Supplies: Urine Tubes, 10 mL (T068)

Container/Tube: Plastic, 10-mL urine tube

Specimen Volume: 5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a 24-hour urine specimen.

2. Add 25 mL of 50% acetic acid as preservative at start of collection. Use 15 mL of 50% acetic acid for children <5 years old.

Additional Information: See Urine Preservatives-Collection and Transportation for 24-Hour Urine Specimens in Special Instructions for multiple collections.


UChicago Medicine Medical Laboratories Note:

Offsite Collection Instructions:

 

Measure total volume of the 24 hour collection

Aliquot 30 mL urine into collection cup

Write the total volume on the label

Keep urine in a cool place while awaiting for courier pick up

 

 

 

Specimen Minimum Volume

1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Urine Refrigerated (preferred) 56 days
  Frozen  365 days

Reference Values

5HIAA, mg/24 hour

99th percentile cutoff

Age

Female

Male

≤23 months

≤2.7

≤2.3

24-35 months

≤3.0

≤2.6

3 years

≤3.2

≤2.9

4 years

≤3.4

≤3.2

5 years

≤3.6

≤3.6

6 years

≤3.8

≤3.9

7 years

≤4.0

≤4.2

8 years

≤4.2

≤4.5

9 years

≤4.5

≤4.8

10 years

≤4.7

≤5.1

11 years

≤4.9

≤5.3

12 years

≤5.2

≤5.6

13 years

≤5.4

≤5.8

14 years

≤5.6

≤6.1

15 years

≤5.7

≤6.3

16 years

≤5.9

≤6.4

17 years

≤6.0

≤6.6

18 years

≤6.0

≤6.7

19 years

≤6.1

≤6.8

20 years

≤6.1

≤6.9

21 years

≤6.2

≤6.9

22 years

≤6.2

≤7.0

23 years

≤6.2

≤7.0

24 years

≤6.3

≤7.1

25 years

≤6.3

≤7.2

26 years

≤6.3

≤7.2

27 years

≤6.4

≤7.3

28 years

≤6.4

≤7.4

29 years

≤6.5

≤7.5

30 years

≤6.6

≤7.5

31 years

≤6.6

≤7.6

32 years

≤6.7

≤7.7

33 years

≤6.8

≤7.7

34 years

≤6.8

≤7.8

35 years

≤6.9

≤7.9

36 years

≤6.9

≤7.9

37 years

≤7.0

≤8.0

38 years

≤7.0

≤8.1

39 years

≤7.0

≤8.2

40 years

≤7.1

≤8.2

41 years

≤7.1

≤8.3

42 years

≤7.2

≤8.4

43 years

≤7.3

≤8.5

44 years

≤7.4

≤8.6

45 years

≤7.4

≤8.7

46 years

≤7.5

≤8.8

47 years

≤7.6

≤8.9

48 years

≤7.6

≤9.0

49 years

≤7.7

≤9.1

50 years

≤7.7

≤9.2

51 years

≤7.8

≤9.3

52 years

≤7.8

≤9.4

53 years

≤7.9

≤9.5

54 years

≤8.0

≤9.6

55 years

≤8.1

≤9.7

56 years

≤8.1

≤9.7

57 years

≤8.2

≤9.8

58 years

≤8.3

≤9.8

59 years

≤8.3

≤9.8

60 years

≤8.3

≤9.9

61 years

≤8.3

≤9.9

62 years

≤8.4

≤9.9

63 years

≤8.4

≤10.0

64 years

≤8.4

≤10.0

65 years

≤8.4

≤10.0

66 years

≤8.5

≤10.1

67 years

≤8.5

≤10.1

68 years

≤8.5

≤10.1

69 years

≤8.5

≤10.2

70 years

≤8.5

≤10.2

71 years

≤8.6

≤10.2

72 years

≤8.6

≤10.2

73 years

≤8.5

≤10.1

74 years

≤8.5

≤10.1

75 years

≤8.6

≤10.1

76 years

≤8.6

≤10.0

77 years

≤8.6

≤10.0

78 years

≤8.6

≤10.0

79 years

≤8.6

≤10.0

80 years

≤8.7

≤9.9

81 years

≤8.7

≤9.9

82 years

≤8.7

≤9.9

83 years

≤8.7

≤9.9

84 years

≤8.7

≤9.9

85 years

≤8.6

≤9.8

86 years

≤8.5

≤9.8

87 years

≤8.4

≤9.7

88 years

≤8.3

≤9.7

89 years

≤8.1

≤9.5

90 years

≤7.9

≤9.4

91 years

≤7.6

≤9.2

92 years

≤7.4

≤9.0

93 years

≤7.1

≤8.8

94 years

≤7.0

≤8.7

= 95 years

≤6.9

≤8.6

 

For SI unit Reference Values, see https://www.mayocliniclabs.com/order-tests/si-unit-conversion.html

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Thursday; 11 a.m.

Friday; 2 p.m.

CPT Code Information

83497

Method Name

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Urine Preservative Collection Options

Note: The addition of preservative or application of temperature controls must occur within 4 hours of completion of the collection.

Ambient

No

Refrigerate

OK

Frozen

OK

50% Acetic Acid

Preferred

Boric Acid

OK

Diazolidinyl Urea

No

6M Hydrochloric Acid

OK

6M Nitric Acid

OK

Sodium Carbonate

OK

Thymol

OK

Toluene

OK

Reject Due To

All specimens will be evaluated at Mayo Clinic Laboratories for test suitability.