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5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid

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Common Use:
To assist in diagnosing carcinoid tumors

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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