5 HIAA (Hydroxy Indole Acietic Acid)

5-Hydroxy indole acetic acid is used to help diagnose and monitor carcinoid tumors, hence this test along with blood serotonin and/or chromogranin A level are performed. Low levels of 5 – HIAA are also sometimes found positive in depressive illness, Hartnup disease, mastocytosis, phenylketonuria, renal disease, and related small intestine resection (related to a decrease in enterochromaffin-producing cells).
Test Code: 18
₹ 3,600.00


5- HIAA – This test is also known as Serotonin Metabolite Test. 5-HIAA test evaluates the HIAA level in the urine or blood for detecting Carcinoid Tumor and monitors its treatment process.

General instructions:

SampleRequirement: Specimen - Blood sample drawn from the vein, Test Preparation: Get suggestions from your doctor.

NOTE - Sample for specimen collections may vary based on the patient’s condition/cases according to the patient’s presentingcomplaints / signs or symptoms:

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENT (Special or Rare Cases) - As instructed and guided by Physician / Clinician / Pathologist / as per Laboratory’s requirements, according to procedures and protocols.   

This Multi-Specialty Clinical Referral Laboratory “RTDIAGNOSTICS” provides precise and accurate tests with an extensive range of testing services to the medical centers to help in the diagnosis and identification of pathology in the test specimens for infectious diseases and also to evaluate the function of organ systems of the patient. It prevents further complications and helps to stabilize and restore health to near normalcy at the earliest without delay.