Serotonin


Test Information

Test Name

Serotonin

Synonyms

5 Hydroxytryptamine, 5HT

Preferred Specimen

EDTA (Whole Blood)

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

4 weeks


Collection Information

Main Lab Only

Yes

Preparation

  • Send to lab ASAP

Processing Information

Registration Code

SERT

Notes

  • DO NOT centrifuge, whole blood required
  • DO NOT share sample, dedicated tube required
  • Freeze whole blood within 2 hours

Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Canterbury Health Laboratory (via WHL)

External Lab Website