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Test ID: Z0921

Serotonin, S

  • CPT Code: 84260
  • LOINC: 27057-9
  • Specimen Type: Red Non-Gel tube
  • Frequency: Setup: Mon, Wed, Fri; Analytic time 2 days
  • Instructions: Plain red top tube. Spin down within 30 minutes. Send 2.5 ml frozen serum to Mayo. (Min 1.2mL)
  • Text: Medications that may affect serotonin concentrations include lithium, MAO inhibitors, methyldopa, morphine, and reserpine. Overproduction of serotonin is usually a result of secretion by carcinoid tumors or small-cell or intermediate-cell carcinoma of the lung.
  • Methodology: Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

 

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