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Blood Test Information

Mast cell tryptase
(a.k.a Histamine metabolites, methyl histamine)
minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

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Special instructions
Samples should be taken immediately following suspected anaphylaxis and then at 1 hour, 3 hours, 6 hours, 12 hours and 24 hours following episode and the time taken recorded clearly on the sample and form. Time limit for add on= fresh sample required
Sent away to Southmead Hospital, Bristol

Turnaround Time
7 days

Department: Immunology


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