HISTAMINE, WHOLE BLOOD

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a green sodium or lithium heparin tube. Send 1.0 mL whole blood (0.5 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial. CRITICAL FROZEN.

Methodology
Enzyme Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 6 hours; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Range
180-1800 nmol/L

Performed
Monday, Thursday

Turnaround Time5-8 days
Test CodeHISTA
CPT-4 Code (s)
83088 RUO
LOINC Codes
46436-2

Warde
Medical
Laboratory