Methylhistamine – urine

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Item Process
Specimen

24 hour urine collection/spit.

Method

Immunoassay.

Reference Interval

Consult pathologist.

Application

Diagnosis of mastocytosis. In appropriate clinical circumstances anaphylaxis.

Interpretation

Raised level suggests possibility of mastocytosis.

Reference

Metcalfe D. In: Middleton E et al. Allergy Principles and Practice. Vol 2. Mosby 1998.