Histamine, Plasma
0070036
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
HIST-P
Methodology
Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed
Tue, Sat
Reported
1-6 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA). Collect in a pre-chilled tube and on ice.  
Specimen Preparation
Centrifuge refrigerated and separate upper two-thirds of plasma within 20 minutes. Transfer 1 mL plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze immediately. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Non-frozen or hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: 6 hours; Frozen: 6 months  
Reference Interval
Effective June 13, 2011

0-8 nmol/L  
Interpretive Data


See Compliance Statement D: www.aruplab.com/CS
Statement D: This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
83088
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0070036Histamine, Plasma34316-0
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Aliases
  • plasma histamine