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- Whole Blood Histamine
Measure histamine that was released in vivo prior to collection of the specimen; evaluate possible systemic mastocytosis
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.
Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)
Whole blood, frozen
1 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)
Green-top (heparin) tube required. (Do not use EDTA.)
Transfer the unseparated specimen to a plastic transport tube before freezing. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.
Causes for Rejection
Specimen not received frozen; improper labeling
This is not the Leukocyte Histamine Release Test (LHRT).
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|081315||Histamine Determination, Blood||2415-8||081746||Histamine Determination, Blood||ng/mL||2415-8|