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.
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
Note
CPT Code(s)
83088
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0070037Histamine, Whole Blood
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Cross References