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  Homovanillic Acid Specimen Type:
  also known as HVA

Urine


SCRAP

Specimen requirements: 24 hour Urine Container no Preservative
  or: 4 oz Urine Container
Reference ranges: See Report
Unit of measure: mg/day
Ideal sample: N/A
Absolute minimum amount: N/A
Method of collection: 24 hour or random urine collection
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: "Write in" MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Chemistry Urine Browse Function
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Tuesday-Sunday
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 3-5 Days
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
This test is sent to : ARUP - Associated Regional & University
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: High Performance Liquid Chromatography
Special Instructions: Obtain 24-hour urine container from the SCRAP lab. Correct method of collection for 24-hour specimens. A. Discard first morning specimen. B. Save all urine voided up to and including the first morning specimen at the end of the 24 hours. Send to the laboratory. C. All 24 hour urine specimens should be refrigerated or kept on ice. D. Collection dates and times are to be included on the chemistry test request.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: HVA
CyberLAB code: 8117
Lab Processing Instructions: Refrigerate after processing. Room temperature is not acceptable.