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Serotonin

Alternate Names
5HT, 5-Hydroxy-Tryptamine
Ordering Information
Patient should be fasting. See Collection Instructions below
Laboratory
Referred Test
Specimen
Blood
Container
9ml PLAIN (red top)
Collection Instruction
Place tube on ice & send to laboratory immediately
Additional Collection Instructions

Patient must fast for 2 hours prior to collection

Minimum Adult Volume
5mL
Minimum Paediatric Volume
None
Frequency
Once a fortnight
Reference Interval
< 1200 nmol/L