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Quantitative determination of free methoxy-catecholamines in plasma by LC-MS/MS technique

  • Test objective: Diagnosis of tumours that secrete catecholamines - pheochromocytoma and other neuroendocrine tumours, useful in the diagnosis of arterial hypertension.
  • Method of testing: High-performance liquid chromatography coupled with tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
  • Analysed substances: Metanephrine (MT), Normetanephrine (NMT), 3-Methoxytyramine (3-MT)
  • Type of test material: Plasma
  • Test category: Endocrinology