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Test ID: NMH1D    
N-Methylhistamine, 24 Hour, Urine

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Urine

Advisory Information

A random urine collection is preferred for patients with episodic symptoms, for example in the context of allergic reactions, brought on by specific environmental factors. See NMHR / N-Methylhistamine, Random, 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

NMH24 / N-Methylhistamine, 24 Hour, Urine

 

Supplies: Aliquot Tube, 5 mL (T465)

Container/Tube: Plastic, 5-mL tube

Specimen Volume: 5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect urine for 24 hours.

2. No preservative.

Additional Information:

See Urine Preservatives-Collection and Transportation for 24-Hour Urine Specimens in Special Instructions for multiple collections.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

All specimens will be evaluated at Mayo Clinic Laboratories for test suitability.

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