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Two metanephrine test descriptions are available.
Plasma free metanephrine
This test is used to help diagnose or rule out a a catecholamine-secreting tumour (phaeochromocytoma or paraganglioma) and is performed on a blood sample.
This test also helps in the diagnosis or ruling out of a catecholamine-secreting tumour (phaeochromocytoma or paraganglioma) and is performed on a 24-hour urine sample.
Last Review Date: May 1, 2018