Days Set Up
Monday, Thursday
Analytic Time

3 - 12 days

MiChart Code
Histamine, Whole Blood
Soft Order Code
FHSTW

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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

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

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

Billing Information

CPT Code
83088
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
46436-2

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.