5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid (HIAA) 24-Hour Urine

5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (hiaa) 24-hour urine

5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid (HIAA) 24-Hour Urine

The 5-HIAA (5-Hydroxyindolacetic Acid) urine test measures the amount of 5-hydroxyindoleacetic Acid in the bloodstream (5-HIAA). 5-HIAA is a byproduct of serotonin, a hormone generated in the brain.

This test determines how much 5-HIAA is being produced by the body. It can also determine how much serotonin is present in the body.

Why done? 

When you develop symptoms suggestive of a carcinoid tumor, such as flushing, diarrhea, and wheezing, you should seek medical attention. Individuals who have a known serotonin-secreting carcinoid tumor may have their 5-HIAA levels checked at regular intervals following treatment to ensure that the treatment affects the carcinoid tumor.

Procedure for 5-HIAA 24 HOUR URINE test: 

A urine sample taken over 24 hours is required. To collect your urine over 24 hours, the laboratory will provide you with a container. Your healthcare professional will instruct you on how to complete this task. 

How does one prepare for the test?  

The consumption of serotonin-rich foods should be avoided for at least 12 hours before urine collection to minimize false-positive results.

Required documents for 24 hrs urine phosphorus: 

• Doctor prescription.

After Care: 

No particular type of care is required.

Cost of 5 HIAA urine test in Delhi: 

The 5 HIAA test cost by region and facility. So constantly get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centers like Ganesh Diagnostic. It is staffed by trained and experienced professionals to assure patient and visitor safety.  

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