Histamine Determination, Plasma
Measure histamine that was released in vivo prior to collection of the specimen; evaluate possible systemic mastocytosis
Results for this test are for research purposes only by the assay’s manufacturer. The performance characteristics of this product have not been established. Results should not be used as a diagnostic procedure without confirmation of the diagnosis by another medically established diagnostic product or procedure.
Lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Separate plasma and transfer specimen to a plastic transport tube before freezing. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.
Specimen received not frozen; plasma not separated from red cells; improper labeling; hemolysis