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Part Descriptions

LP15947-2   Vanillylmandelate
Vanillylmandelic acid (VMA) is the major metabolite of the catecholamines. Increased levels of VMA are often seen in patients with pheochromocytoma. VMA levels are of value for evaluation of hypertension, diagnosis and follow up of neuroblastoma, ganglioneuroma, and ganglioneuroblastoma. Urinary VMA is increased in about 90% of patients with neuroblastoma. Neuroblastoma patients with a Homovanillic acid (HVA) to VMA ratio of less than 1 or greater than 2 have an unfavorable prognosis. [Information from Tietz Clinical Guide to Laboratory Tests, 4th edition, AHB Wu, 2006 and LOINC partner 1, 2007 11 21.] Elevated VMA in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) without a concomitant elevation of urine VMA may be a marker for neuroectodermal brain tumors and could potentially be used to monitor treatment efficacy. PMID: 3598613 Source: Regenstrief Institute

LP32035-5   Creatinine
Creatinine or creatine anhydride, is a breakdown product of creatine phosphate in muscle. The loss of water molecule from creatine results in the formation of creatinine. It is transferred to the kidneys by blood plasma, whereupon it is eliminated by glomular filtration and partial tubular excretion. Creatinine is usually produced at a fairly constant rate and measuring its serum level is a simple test. A rise in blood creatinine levels is observed only with marked damage to functioning nephrons; therefore this test is not suitable for detecting early kidney disease. Creatine and creatinine are metabolized in the kidneys, muscle, liver and pancreas. Copyright Copyright ©2005-2009 Genome Alberta (Reference to original publication: Wishart DS, Knox C, Guo AC, et al. HMDB: a knowledgebase for the human metabolome. Nucleic Acids Res. 2009 37(Database issue):D603-610.) Source: Human Metabolome Database, Creatinine

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Additional Names

Short Name
VMA/Creat 24h Ur
Display Name
Vanillylmandelate/Creatinine (24H U) [Mass ratio]
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Vanillylmandelate/Creatinine, Urine

Basic Attributes

First Released
Version 2.04
Last Updated
Version 2.73
Order vs. Observation
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Member of these Panels

LOINC Long Common Name
43099-1 Vanillylmandelate and Creatinine panel - 24 hour Urine
48644-9 Vanillylmandelate, Homovanillate and Creatinine panel - 24 hour Urine

Member of these Groups Get Info

LOINC Group Group Name
LG35924-6 Vanillylmandelate/Creatinine|MRto|Urine

Language Variants Get Info

Tag Language Translation
es-AR Spanish (Argentina) vainillilmandelato/creatinina:relación de concentración de masa:24 horas:orina:cuantitativo:
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Vanilmandelato/Creatinina:Relacion de Masa:24 horas:Orina:Qn:
Synonyms: Cuantitativo
es-MX Spanish (Mexico) Vanillylmandelate / Creatinine:Relación de masa:24H:Orina:Cuantitativo:
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Vanillüülmandelaat/kreatiniin:MRto:24 tunni:U:Qn:
Synonyms: Kvantitatiivne Uriin
fr-CA French (Canada) Vanillylmandélate/Créatinine:Ratio de masse:24 h:Urine:Quantitatif:
fr-FR French (France) Vanilmandélate/créatinine:Masse ratio:24H:Urine:Numérique:
fr-BE French (Belgium) Vanillylmandélate/Créatinine:Ratio de masse:24 h:Urine:Quantitatif:
Synonyms: Rapport de masse VMA
it-IT Italian (Italy) Vanillilmandelato/Creatinina:MRto:24h:Urine:Qn:
Synonyms: 24 Ore Chimica Rapporto di Massa
ko-KR Korean (Korea, Republic Of) 바닐만델레이트/크레아티닌:질량농도비:24시간:뇨:정량:
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) vanillylmandelaat/creatinine:massaverhouding:24 uur:urine:kwantitatief:
Synonyms: 24U kreatinine
pt-BR Portuguese (Brazil) Vanililmandelato/Creatinina:MCrto:24H:Urina:Qn:
Synonyms: ; VMA; HMMA; MHMA; Hydroxy-methoxy-mandelate; Hydroxy-methoxy-mandelic acid; Catecholamine metAcolite; 3-methyl,4-hydroxy mandelate; Vanillylmandelic acid; 3-methoxy-4-hydroxymandelate; 3-methyl,4-oh mandelic acid; VMA & Creat; CR; mRto; Mass concentration ratio; 1 day; 24 hours; 24HR; Ur; UR; Urn; UA; Quantitative; QNT; Quant; Quan; Chemistry; UCr
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Ваниллилманделат/Креатинин:МассОтн:24 часа:Моча:Колич:
Synonyms: Количественный Масс отношение
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Vanililmandelat/Kreatinin:KütlOr:24Sa:İdrar:Kant:
uk-UA Ukrainian (Ukraine) Ванілілманделат/Креатинін:Масове Співвідношення:24год:Сеча:Кількісно:
Synonyms: 1 day; 24 hours; 24HR; 3-methoxy-4-hydroxymandelate; 3-methyl,4-hydroxy mandelate; 3-methyl,4-oh mandelic acid; Catecholamine metabolite; Chemistry; CR; Crea; Creat; HMMA; Hydroxy-methoxy-mandelate; Hydroxy-methoxy-mandelic acid; Mass concentration ratio; Mass ratio; MCRto; MHMA; QNT; Quan; Quant; Quantitative; Tumor marker; UA; UCr; UR; Urn; Vanillylmandelic acid; VMA; VMA & Creat
zh-CN Chinese (China) 香草扁桃酸/肌酐:质量比率:24小时:尿液:定量型:
Synonyms: 1天;1日;24.0小时;一天;一日;二十四个小时;二十四小时 3-甲氧-4-羟-甲氧苯甲基扁桃酸;3-甲氧-4-羟-苯甲基扁桃酸;HMMA;MHMA;VMA;儿茶酚胺代谢产物;羟甲氧扁桃酸;香草基扁桃酸 CR;Creat;肌氨酸酐;肌酸内酰胺;肌酸酐 UCr 化学;化学检验项目;化学检验项目类;化学类;化学试验;非刺激耐受型化学检验项目;非刺激耐受型化学检验项目类;非刺激耐受型化学试验;非刺激耐受型化学试验类 可用数量表示的;定量性;数值型;数量型;连续数值型标尺 尿;小便;下泉 尿液肌酐 尿液肌酸酐 尿肌酸酐 来自于同一体系的两种分析物的质量之比;质量比 肌酸内酰胺 香草扁桃酸与肌酐(香兰基扁桃酸、香草基扁桃酸、VMA);VMA & Creat;VMA & 肌酐;VMA 与 肌酐;VMA 与肌酐;香草基扁桃酸 & 肌酐;香草基扁桃酸 与 肌酐;香草基扁桃酸与肌酐;香草扁桃酸 & 肌酐;香草扁桃酸 与 肌酐

Example Units

Unit Source
ug/mg{creat} Example UCUM Units

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