Histamine
Label Mnemonic: HISTP
Epic Lab Code: LAB3321
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Plasma
Specimen Instructions:
Centrifuge refrigerated and separate upper two-thirds of plasma within 20 minutes. Collect in a pre-chilled tube and on ice.
Collection Medium:
Lavender top tube 3 mL (EDTA)
Minimum:
Collect in pre-chilled tube and deliver on ice to lab. Preferred Minimum: 1 mL plasma from lavender top (EDTA) tube Absolute Minimum: 0.5 mL plasma from lavender top (EDTA) tube
Rejection Criteria:
Non-frozen or hemolyzed specimens.
Delivery Instructions:
Mix well and place on wet ice. Keep on ice and deliver to laboratory within 15 minutes of collection. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Turn Around Time:
1-6 days upon receipt at reference laboratory.
Reference Range:
0-8 nmol/L
Methodology:
Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
CPT Code:
83088