TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

Test ID: NMHR1    
N-Methylhistamine, Random, Urine

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Urine

Advisory Information

Patients with chronic mast cell activation often have chronically elevated N-methylhistamine (NMH) levels and will sometimes have intermittent NMH elevations. In these cases, a 24-hour urine collection is preferred. See NMH24 / N-Methylhistamine, 24 Hour, Urine.

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Only orderable as part of a profile. For more information see: NMHR / N-Methylhistamine, Random, Urine

 

Supplies: Aliquot Tube, 5 mL (T465)

Container/Tube: Plastic, 5-mL tube

Specimen Volume: 5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

2. No preservative.

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
UrineRefrigerated (preferred)28 days
 Ambient 28 days
 Frozen 28 days