Norepinephrine - blood; Epinephrine - blood; Adrenalin - blood; Dopamine - blood
Epinephrine: 0-900 picograms/milliliter (pg/ml)
Norepinephrine: 0-600 pg/ml
Note: Normal value ranges may vary slightly among different laboratories. Talk to your doctor about the meaning of your specific test results.
What abnormal results mean
Higher-than-normal levels of blood catecholamines may suggest:
- Acute anxiety
- Severe stress
Additional conditions under which the test may be performed include
Review Date: 02/01/2011
Reviewed By: Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.