Test directory: Tryptase

Ordering Code5514
Test NameTryptase
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerSerum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume1.5 mL
Collection InstructionsSamples should be obtained between 15 minutes and 3 hours after the event suspected of causing mast cell activation.
Handling InstructionsSeparate serum within 3 hours of collection.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: Not Stable
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Frozen: 30 Days
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 11 Days
MethodologyImmunoassay (IA)
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
TryptaseALLSee report.