Test Overview
Test Methodology

LC-MS/MS

Reference Range *

0 - 5 years: 120-510 mcg/g creatinine; 6-16 years: 70-330 mcg/g creatinine; >16 years: 30-200 mcg/g creatinine

Test Details
Days Set Up
Tuesday, Thursday
Analytic Time

4 - 9 days

Soft Order Code
NMH24
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo NMH24
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Patient Preparation: Patient must not be taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) or aminoguanidine as these medications increase N-methylhistamine (NMH) levels. Collect urine for 24 hrs. Aliquot and send to Specimen Processing refrigerated

Normal Volume
5 mL aliquot urine
Minimum Volume
3 mL aliquot urine
Additional Information

Test performed by Mayo Clinic Laboratories

Billing
CPT Code
82542
NY State Approved
No