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5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid

5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
5-HIAA.

Common Use:
To assist in diagnosing carcinoid tumors

Specimen:
Urine from a timed specimen collected in a clean plastic collection container with boric acid as a preservative.

Normal Findings:
(Method: High-pressure liquid chromatography)

Conventional UnitsSI Units (Conventional Units × 5.23)
2–7 mg/24 hr10.5–36.6 micromol/24 hr

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425135/all/5_Hydroxyindoleacetic_Acid.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425135/all/5_Hydroxyindoleacetic_Acid. Accessed April 23, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425135/all/5_Hydroxyindoleacetic_Acid
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 23]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425135/all/5_Hydroxyindoleacetic_Acid.
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