Test directory: Histamine, 24Hr Urine

Ordering Code4753
Test NameHistamine, 24Hr Urine
AliasEramin
Ergamine
Ergotidine
Theramine
Preferred SpecimenUrine, 24 Hour
Preferred Container24 Hour Urine Container
Other Specimen/Container24Hr urine with HCl is preferred
24Hr urine without preservative also accepted.
Optimum Volume20 mL
Collection InstructionsKeep refrigerated during collection
Record entire 24 Hr Vol on container & requisition
Patient age & sex required on requisition
Patient must avoid taking allergy causing drugs, antihistamines, oral corticosteroids, and substances which block H2 receptors for at least 24 hours prior to collection.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 2 Days
Refrigerated: 14 Days
Frozen: 14 Days
Rejection CriteriaShipping specimen to reference lab ambient.
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 10 Days
MethodologyEnzyme Immunoassay
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Total VolumeALLSee report.
Histamine, UrineALLSee report.
Creatinine, 24 Hr UrineALLSee report.