Histamine Determination, Urine

CPT: 83088
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • Urine Histamine

Use

Measure histamine that was released in vivo prior to collection of the specimen; evaluate possible systemic mastocytosis

Limitations

Results for this test are for research purposes only by the assay's manufacturer. The performance characteristics of this product have not been established. Results should not be used as a diagnostic procedure without confirmation of the diagnosis by another medically established diagnostic product or procedure.

Methodology

Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Urine (24-hour)

Volume

15 mL

Minimum Volume

10 mL

Container

Plastic urine container without preservative

Collection

Collect 24-hour urine. Refrigerate specimen during collection period. Mix well; send frozen aliquot.

Storage Instructions

Refrigerate.

Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

14 days

Refrigerated

11 days

Frozen

14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x3

Causes for Rejection

Improper labeling

Clinical Information

Special Instructions

State total volume of 24-hour urine collection on the test request form.

This is not the Leukocyte Histamine Release Test (LHRT).

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
144618 Histamine Determination, Urine 144621 Histamine,ug/L,U ug/L 2417-4
144618 Histamine Determination, Urine 144622 Histamine,ug/24hr,U ug/24 hr 9410-2

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