Histamine, 24-Hour Urine Test

$367.50 $245.00
Histamine is a mediator of the allergic response. Histamine release causes itching, flushing, hives, vomiting, syncope, and even shock. In addition, some patients with gastric carcinoids may exhibit high concentrations of histamine.
  • Tests Included:

  • Est. 8 days Turnaround

  • Specimen type:

  • Test Code: 4946
  • CPT Code: 83088
  • Alternate Name: N/A
  • Test Instructions : Patient should avoid direct sunlight. Patient should avoid taking antihistamines, oral corticosteroids and substances which block H2 receptors for at least 24 hours prior to specimen collection.

    Please do not exercise prior to testing. It is best that your blood is taken in a rested state.

  • Fasting: No
  • Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)
  • Results In: 8

    Note: Turn around times on results are an estimate and are not guaranteed. The lab may need additional time due to holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, etc. You can contact us to discuss when your results should be ready and we will contact the lab on your behalf immediately.

Measuring the amount of histamine in urine
  • Step 1

    Your Tests

    Doctor’s order provided & Same Day Testing.

  • Step 2

    Go to
    Local Lab

    Your specimen will be collected for you at a local testing center.

  • Step 3


    Results sent electronically in 2-3 days* More complex tests take longer.

  • Step 4

    Better Decisions

    Use your lab results to help make better health decisions. Knowledge is nothing if it isn’t used.


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