Serotonin 5-Hydroxytryptamine Test

Serotonin 5-Hydroxytryptamine Test

Serotonin 5-Hydroxytryptamine Test

Book Serotonin 5-Hydroxytryptamine Test at the best price in Delhi NCR, India from GDIC (Ganesh Diagnostic & Imaging Centre). GDIC is a NABL Accredited Pathology lab in Delhi offering a wide range of blood testing services.

What is Serotonin 5-Hydroxytryptamine Test?

This is a blood test used to determine the level of serotonin in the body. It is also referred to as the 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) test. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter in the brain that transmits messages between nerve cells and is also involved in the wake-sleep cycle. Serotonin is normally present in trace amounts in the blood. Some carcinoid tumours may secrete large amounts of it continuously or intermittently. The serotonin test is used to screen for carcinoid tumours.

Other Name:

5-Hydroxytryptamine, Serum

Why it is done?

A significant increase in serotonin levels in a person with carcinoid symptoms is suggestive of a carcinoid tumour. A biopsy, on the other hand, can provide a diagnosis. Regular testing for serotonin levels in people who have already been diagnosed with carcinoid tumours aids in determining the efficacy of treatment.

What is the procedure for Serotonin 5-Hydroxytryptamine Test?

Need to provide 2ml whole blood.

How does one prepare for the test? 

No preparation is needed.

Required Documents for

* A doctor's prescription. 
* A valid government ID.

After care: 

No care is required.

The cost of Serotonin 5-Hydroxytryptamine Test in Delhi: 

The Serotonin 5-Hydroxytryptamine Test costs vary by region and facility. So, get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centre like Ganesh Diagnostic. Training and experienced professionals are staffed to assure patient and visitor safety.

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