Metanephrine (Urine)

Test Information

Test Name

Metanephrine (Urine)


Normetanephrines, Metadrenaline, Normetadrenaline, Pheochromocytoma Screen, 3 Methoxytyramine



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Preferred Specimen

24 Hour urine (Plain or Acid)

Testing Location


Turn Around Time

3 weeks

Collection Information

Patient Instructions

Processing Information

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  • Urine metanephrines is the preferred test for investigating phaechromocytoma therefore requests for urine catecholamines on adults will be changed to metanephrines unless clinical details indicate neuroblastoma.

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Canterbury Health Laboratory (via WHL)

External Lab Website