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.
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
Note
CPT Code(s)
83088
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0070036Histamine, Plasma
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