The 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA) test is a 24-hour urine collection to measure excreted 5-HIAA, a breakdown product of serotonin and other neurological hormones.
5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid: Other Names
Other names for 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid include:
Diseases Associated with 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid
These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or
associated with 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid:
- Carcinoid tumor (increased levels)
- Cystic fibrosis (increased levels)
- Noncarcinoid disease (increased levels)
- Intestinal malabsorption (increased levels)
- Depression (decreased levels)
- Migraine (decreased levels)
Basic Information: 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid
Measurement of 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid from a 24 hour urine sample in order to determine the possible presence of carcinoid syndrome.
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in which the medical test '5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid' may be involved.
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