Histamine, Urine
0070038
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
HIST-U
Methodology
Quantitative Enzyme Immunoassay
Performed
Tue, Sat
Reported
1-6 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Random or 24-hour urine in a plastic container. Refrigerate during collection.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer a 4 mL aliquot from a well-mixed random or 24-hour collection to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze immediately. (Min: 1 mL) Record total volume and collection time interval on transport tube and test request form. Also acceptable: Specimens preserved with HCl, if frozen immediately.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Room temperature specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 6 months  
Reference Interval
Effective February 21, 2012
Components Reference Interval
Histamine, Urine -​ ratio to CRT 0-​450 nmol/g crt
Histamine, Urine, Excretion -​ 24h 0-​60 µg/day
Interpretive Data


See Compliance Statement D: www.aruplab.com/CS
Note
If 24-hour urine is submitted, the excretion will be calculated. If random urine is submitted, the result will be reported as Not applicable.
CPT Code(s)
83088
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0020207Creatinine, Urine - per volume
0070039Histamine, Urine - per volume
0070041Histamine, Urine - ratio to CRT
0097110Total Volume
0097111Hours Collected
2005776Histamine, Urine, Excretion - 24 h
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, contact interface support at interface.support@aruplab.com.
Cross References