Histamine, Whole Blood
Ordering Recommendation

Aid in evaluation of patient with allergic signs and symptoms, such as anaphylaxis; may assist in diagnosing and monitoring of mast-cell activation disorders.

Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Mon, Thu
1-5 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Green (sodium or lithium heparin). 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL well-mixed whole blood to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze. (Min: 0.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Non-frozen specimens. 
Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 6 hours; Frozen: 6 months 
Reference Interval
Effective May 16, 2011

180-1800 nmol/L
Interpretive Data

Compliance Statement D: For laboratory tests using a manufactured RUO kit. 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.

Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0070037Histamine, Whole Blood46436-2
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