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Histamine, Plasma Blood Test

$123.00 $82.00
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. 4 days Turnaround

  • Specimen type:

Histamine, Plasma
  • Test Code: 36586
  • CPT Code: 83088
  • Alternate Name: Histamine, Plasma Blood Test
  • Test Instructions : Avoid taking allergy causing drugs, antihistamines, oral corticosteroids and substances which block H2 receptors 24 hours prior to collection.

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

  • Fasting: No
  • Methodology: Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
  • Results In: 4

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

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

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