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At a Glance
Why Get Tested?
To help diagnose and monitor treatment for a carcinoid tumor that produces serotonin
When to Get Tested?
When you have symptoms suggestive of a carcinoid tumor, such as flushing, diarrhea, and/or wheezing; at intervals following treatment
Test Preparation Needed?
You may be instructed to avoid certain foods and medications prior to this test.