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PLEASE NOTE: Recent changes have been made to this Test


 Recent changes for Catecholamines Blood

Recent changes for Catecholamines Blood
DateFieldChanged FromChanged To
20th October 2023
Preferred Specimen Type

Plasma

Blood

Collection & Request Instructions

No STRESS during collection.

No STRESS during collection.

Sample collected usually by indwelling catheter after 30 mins in a quiet room with no distrurbance to the patient.

Catecholamines Blood

Alternative Names:Adrenaline
Noradrenaline
Dopamine
Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:PLCAT
Specimen Types:Blood
Container Types:
Lithium Heparin (without Gel)
Collection & Request Instructions:Collect on Ice

No STRESS during collection.

Sample collected usually by indwelling catheter after 30 mins in a quiet room with no distrurbance to the patient.

Transport Instructions between Sites and/or Laboratories:On Ice
Send to lab immediately
External Laboratory:Austin Pathology