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Test Name

Histamine, 24-Hour Urine

CPT Code(s)

83088

Includes

Creatinine

Methodology

Immunoassay

Limitations

Requires accurate 24-hour urine collection.

Reference Range(s)

Histamine, 24-Hour Urine 0.006-0.131 mg/24 h
Creatinine, 24-Hour Urine
3-8 Years 0.11-0.68 g/24 h
9-12 Years 0.17-1.41 g/24 h
13-17 Years 0.29-1.87 g/24 h
Adult 0.63-2.50 g/24 h

Clinical Significance

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.

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