Item Value
Test name 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic acid, random urine
Available Stat? No
Turn around times Set up 5x per week, turnaround 3-5 days
Performed by Quest
Patient Preparation Patient should avoid food high in indoles: avocados, bananas, berries, eggplant, nuts, passion fruit, pineapple and its juice, plantains, plums, and tomatoes. Patient should also avoid alcohol, tobacco, tea and coffee three days prior to and during specimen collection.
Normal range
2-10 years ≤ 12.0 mg/g creatinine
> 10 years ≤ 10.0 mg/g creatinine
Container type Urine cup
Amount to Collect 20 mL urine
Sample type Random urine

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