Test Overview
Test Methodology

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Test Usage

Aid in evaluation of patient with allergic signs and symptoms, such as anaphylaxis; may assist in diagnosing and monitoring of mast-cell activation disorders.

Reference Range *

180 - 1800 nmol/L

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday, Thursday
Analytic Time

3 - 12 days

Soft Order Code
FHSTW
MiChart Code
Histamine, Whole Blood
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo FHSTW (57368) (ARUP 0070037)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Collect specimen in a green top tube (sodium or lithium heparin). Freeze whole blood specimen within 6 hours of collection. Do not freeze glass Vacutainer® tubes; collect in plastic Vacutainer® tube or transfer blood to a plastic tube prior to freezing.

Normal Volume
1 mL whole blood
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL whole blood
Storage Temperature
STRICT frozen
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by ARUP Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
83088
LOINC
46436-2
NY State Approved
No