Container: Urine plain 5ml (Beige top)

Sample type: Urine - Random

Test name: HVA a.k.a. Homovanillic Acid

Condition / Indication: Neuroblastoma

Special precautions & notes: Used for investigation of neuroblastoma in children <16y, See also VMA and Catecholamines.

Reference range: Rarely indicated test. Reference range quoted on report provided by referral laboratory.

Container: Urine plain 5ml (Beige top)

Alternative container: Universal (white top)

Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? Yes

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Turnaround time: 7 days

Referral location: Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Level 8, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Marlborough Street, Bristol, BS2 8HW