Histamine, Whole Blood
0070037
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
HIST-WB
Methodology
Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed
Mon, Thu
Reported
1-5 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
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.  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 6 hours; Frozen: 6 months  
Reference Interval
Effective May 16, 2011

180-1800 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 Name
0070037Histamine, Whole Blood
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Aliases
  • Histamine WB
  • whole blood histamine