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ILH Laboratory specimen collection and test information
24 hour urine
VMA
30 mL.
Alternative name(s) 3-Methoxy-4-Hydroxymandelic Acid 24-Hour Urine VMA 24-Hour Urine Vanillylmandelic Acid (VMA) 24-Hour Urine

Lab section Send Outs    
When performed 0630h-1430h Monday-Friday    
When reported
0630h-1430h Monday-Friday    
   
Sunquest code:
JVMAB
EPIC Code:
VMA, URINE 24 HOUR
Patient specimen collection instructions
   
Important notes: Submit 30 mL. aliquot of 24 hour collection. Refrigerate during collection Record total volume. Collect in 24 hour urine container with HCl.
Rejection criteria: Requires consult. Submit consult form with patient history, physician name and beeper number.
Transportation notes:
Specimen preparation: Store at Room Temperature.

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Last revised 09/11/2013