Serotonin Blood Test


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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.

Recommended For:
Diagnosing and monitoring treatment of carcinoid syndrome.

Special Notes:
Drugs containing Monoamine Oxidase inhibitors should be stopped for at least 1 week prior to blood collection

Tests Included:
Serotonin Serum – TC – 29851

Estimated Turn Around For Results:
2-10 Business Days
For an exact turnaround time for results, please contact us at Personalabs and we will contact the lab on your behalf as turnaround times vary depending on testing location or lab testing provider.