Test Details

PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA PROFILE

Test Price: ₹ 22000

Pheochromocytoma is a Catecholamine producing tumor which accounts for <1% of all secondary causes of hypertension. Although 90% of Pheochromocytomas are benign they require early diagnosis and therapy. Aproximately 90% of these tumors arise within the adrenal medulla whereas 10-15% are extra-adrenal in origin.



Test Code:
DVCL0275
Report Delivery:
Sample Wed / Sat by 9 am; Report 2 days
Parameters Included:
4
Category:
Cancer
Pre-Test Information:
Strictly avoid Alpha-one blockers, Aminophylline,Amphetamines, Ampicillin, Beta-blockers, Ephedrine, Imipramine, Methyldopa, Buspiron, Codeine, L-Dopa, MAO inhibitors, Nicotine, Phenacetin, Phenothiazine, Theophylline, Vasodilators, Aspirin,PAS, Alpha-two agonists, Bromocriptine, Calcium channel blocke(long term use), Clofibrate, MAO inhibitors, Propranolol, Penicillin, Reserpine, Thyroxine, Alpha-methyldopa, Isoproterenol, Labetalol, Mandelamine, Paracetamol, Cimetidine, Metoclopramide, vigorous exercise, alcoholic beverages, tea/coffee, tobacco, chocolate, pepper, vanilla & banana at least 72 hours before and during specimen collection.
Method:
HPLC-EC, TRACE, LC-MS/MS
Specimen:
2 mL (1 mL min.) plasma from 1 Lavender Top EDTA tube AND 50 mL (10 mL min.) aliquot of 24-hour urine. Collect urine with appropriate volume of 50% HCl to maintain pH between 1–2. Do not use concentrated HCl. Record 24 hour volume on test request form and urine container. Ship frozen. DO NOT THAW. Patient should strictly avoid Alpha-one blockers, Aminophylline, Amphetamines, Ampicillin, Beta-blockers, Ephedrine, Imipramine, Methyldopa, Buspiron, Codeine, L-Dopa, MAO inhibitors, Nicotine, Phenacetin, Phenothiazine, Theophylline, Vasodilators, Aspirin,PAS, Alpha-two agonists, Bromocriptine, Calcium channel blockers (long term use), Clofibrate, Propranolol, Penicillin, Reserpine, Thyroxine, Alpha-methyldopa, Isoproterenol, Labetalol, Mandelamine, Paracetamol, Cimetidine, Metoclopramide, vigorous exercise, alcoholic beverages, tea/coffee, tobacco, chocolate, pepper, vanilla & banana at least 72 hours before and during specimen collection.
Stability Room:
Stability Refrigerated:
Stability Frozen:
2 weeks

Profile/Component - 4

VMA
Metanephrines
Catecholamines
Chromogranin A