Histamine, Urine


Sunquest Code:UHIS  
Epic Code:LAB3833Epic Name:HISTAMINE URINE
Methodology:Enzyme immunoassay
CPT Code:83088
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported in 1-6 days.
Special Instructions:Refrigerate during collection.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

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Urine Collection Procedure



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, 24 hour or random collection
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection; analysis requires 1 mL
Container:3 L plastic jug (Plastic leakproof container, sterile)
Causes for Rejection:Specimens not refrigerated during collection, specimens not frozen immediately.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Mix collection well before aliquot is taken. Aliquot 4 mL, 1 mL minimum. Freeze immediately.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:70038 (HIST-U)


Interpretive

Reference Range:0-450 nmol/g creatinine
Use:Refer to Histamine, Plasma.


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