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Vanillylmandelic Acid (VMA), Random Urine
|Methodology:||Liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)|
Patient Preparation: Patient should avoid salicylates, caffeine, phenothiazine, and antihypertension agents. Also coffee, tea, chocolate, fruit (especially bananas and any vanilla-containing substances for 72 hours prior to collection).
Collect: Random Urine in a Sterile Container: 10 ml urine
Storage/Transport Temperature: Room Temperature.
Stability : Room Temperature/Refrigerated: 1 week
LabCorp Laboratory Corporation of America
|CPT Code(s):||82570; 84585|