This test is usually done to diagnose an adrenal gland tumor called pheochromocytoma. It may also be used to diagnose neuroblastoma. Urine catecholamine levels are increased in most people with neuroblastoma.
A urine catecholamine test measures the total amount in your urine over a 24-hour period. That’s because hormone levels can go up and down during the day. You will pee into a special container every time you use the washroom for 24 hours.
No preparation is necessary for this test, but several things can interfere with your catecholamine level, including,
It can develop at any age but is most common in early to middle adulthood. It is believed that the condition is genetic.
Automated sample preparation coupled to isotope-dilution mass spectrometry measurements of urinary concentrations of free and deconjugated catecholamine.
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