VMA, Random Urine

Method Name

Reference Laboratory


VMA;, VMA Random Urine

Specimen Required

10 mL of urine. It is preferable for the patient to be off medications for 3 days before specimen collection. However, common antihypertensives cause minimal or no interference. Patient should avoid alcohol, coffee, tea, tobacco, bananas, citrus fruits

Specimen Minimum Volume

5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen can be transported at room temperature. It is stable for 10 days if refrigerated.

Performing Laboratory

as ordered. Turn around time is approximately 3-5 days.

Reference Values

see report