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
New York DOH Approval Status
Lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA). Collect in a pre-chilled tube and on ice.
Centrifuge refrigerated and separate upper two-thirds of plasma within 20 minutes. If EDTA gel collection tube is used, the plasma must be collected immediately after centrifugation and frozen separately. Transfer 1 mL plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze immediately. (Min: 0.5 mL)
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Lipemic or hemolyzed specimens.
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 6 hours; Frozen: 6 months
Effective June 13, 2011
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
- plasma histamine