Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 19, 2019 @ 9:13 am

91366

Histamine, Plasma

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Lavender (EDTA)

Also Acceptable:
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Critical Frozen
  • Separate aliquot required for each frozen test ordered
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • Collect in chilled tube and immediately place on ice. Centrifuge, remove plasma and freeze within 20 minutes.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Hemolyzed specimens
  • Specimen not submitted frozen
Stability:Ambient: 1 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 6 Hour(s); Frozen: 6 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed:Tuesday, Saturday
Reported:2-7 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 83088
Components:
  • 91366 - HISTAMINE, PLASMA
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