Serotonin may be measured to confirm the diagnosis of carcinoid syndrome.
The carcinoid syndrome is usually caused by primary carcinoids of the ileum, but the syndrome is occasionally caused by primary carcinoids of the stomach.
Other organs give rise to carcinoids including pancreas, duodenum, bronchus, and ovary. Most patients with the carcinoid syndrome have hepatic metastases.
Diagnosing and monitoring treatment of carcinoid syndrome.
Drugs containing Monoamine Oxidase inhibitors should be stopped for at least 1 week prior to blood collection
Serotonin Serum – TC – 29851
Estimated Turn Around For Results:
2-10 Business Days
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The ANA blood test determines levels of antinuclear antibodies. Find a local lab near you and get tested today!
The Cryoglobulin test is used to help detect the presence and relative quantity of cryoglobulins in the blood. Order online at Personalabs!
Order the epstein barr test if you’re experiencing severe fatigue, fever, sore throat and swollen lymph nodes. These symptoms suggest Mono.