Test Catalog

Test Id : FH24U

Histamine, 24-Hour Urine

Method Name
A short description of the method used to perform the test

Immunoassay (IA)

NY State Available
Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name
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Histamine, 24-Hour U

Aliases
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Histamine

Specimen Type
Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Urine

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

Patient Preparation: Avoid taking allergy causing drugs, antihistamines, oral corticosteroids, and substances which block H2 receptors for at least 24 hours prior to specimen collection. Avoid direct sunlight during the collection.

Specimen Type: Urine

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, 10-mL tube (T068)

Specimen Volume: 4 mL

Collection Instructions: Submit only 1 of the following:

 

-Collect 24-hour urine with 10 mL 6N HCL. (Preferred)

-Collect 24-hour urine without preservative.

 

1.    Collect urine for 24 hours, either with 10 mL 6N HCL preservative (preferred), or with no preservative.

2.    Avoid direct sunlight during the 24-hour collection.

3.    Send specimen refrigerated in the plastic, 10-mL urine tube (T068)

4.    Collection volume and duration are required

Specimen Minimum Volume
Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

2 mL

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

Hemolysis NA
Lipemia NA
Icterus NA
Other Random Urine

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 Type Temperature Time Special Container
Urine Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
Frozen 14 days
Ambient 48 hours

Clinical Information
Discusses physiology, pathophysiology, and general clinical aspects, as they relate to a laboratory test

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.

Reference Values
Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

Histamine, 24-hour Urine: 0.006 – 0.131 mg/24 h

 

Creatinine, 24-Hour Urine

Age (Years)               g/24 hours

    3-8                        0.11 - 0.68

    9-12                      0.17 - 1.41

   13-17                     0.29 - 1.87

 Adults                      0.63 - 2.50

 

PDF Report
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No

Day(s) Performed
Outlines the days the test is performed. This field reflects the day that the sample must be in the testing laboratory to begin the testing process and includes any specimen preparation and processing time before the test is performed. Some tests are listed as continuously performed, which means that assays are performed multiple times during the day.

Tuesday, Friday

Report Available
The interval of time (receipt of sample at Mayo Clinic Laboratories to results available) taking into account standard setup days and weekends. The first day is the time that it typically takes for a result to be available. The last day is the time it might take, accounting for any necessary repeated testing.

1 to 9 days

Performing Laboratory Location
Indicates the location of the laboratory that performs the test

Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute

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Test Classification
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This test was performed using a kit that has not been approved or cleared by the FDA. The analytical performance characteristics of this test have been determined by Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute, San Juan Capistrano. This test should not be used for diagnosis without confirmation by other medically established means.

CPT Code Information
Provides guidance in determining the appropriate Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code(s) information for each test or profile. The listed CPT codes reflect Mayo Clinic Laboratories interpretation of CPT coding requirements. It is the responsibility of each laboratory to determine correct CPT codes to use for billing.

CPT codes are provided by the performing laboratory.

83088

LOINC® Information
Provides guidance in determining the Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) values for the order and results codes of this test. LOINC values are provided by the performing laboratory.

Test Id Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FH24U Histamine, 24-Hour U 9410-2
Result Id Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Applies only to results expressed in units of measure originally reported by the performing laboratory. These values do not apply to results that are converted to other units of measure.
Z3686 Total Volume 3167-4
Z3693 Histamine, 24 hr Urine 9410-2
Z3694 Creatinine, 24-Hour Urine 2162-6

Test Setup Resources

Setup Files
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Excel | Create a PDF

Sample Reports
Normal and Abnormal sample reports are provided as references for report appearance.

Normal Reports | Abnormal Reports

SI Sample Reports
International System (SI) of Unit reports are provided for a limited number of tests. These reports are intended for international account use and are only available through MayoLINK accounts that have been defined to receive them.

SI Normal Reports | SI Abnormal Reports