Plasma Metanephrines

Specimen

EDTA

Special Instructions

Sample should be collected with the patient preferably in a supine position, sample must be received into our laboratory within 1 hour of sample collection.

If patient is sat in a seated position when the sample is drawn, this may lead to a false-positive result.

Units

pmol/L

Reference Range

Plasma metanephrine <510

Plasma normetanephrine <1180

Plasma 3-methoxytyramine <180

Test Usage

See: https://www.exeterlaboratory.com/test/urine-metanephrines/

Availability

Referred Test

Turnaround Time

2 weeks

Cannot be added on to an existing request