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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeMHIS
External Price$253.22(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Preceding (24 hour) and during urine sampling the patient should avoid histamine containing nutrition. For example cheese, yoghurt, sauerkraut and wine. Also canned fish should be avoided for the presence of histidine, which can be converted into histamine

Vasodilator and salicylate drugs should be avoided if possible. Please give details of any medication on the request form.

Patient SpecimenTimed urine collected over acid (10 mL conc HCl/2.5L)
Paediatric Specimen10 mL - refer comment
Sample Delivery to LabKeep refrigerated
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot Instructions10 mL
Aliquot Transport to CHLfrozen
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentBiochemistry - Specialist
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03) 364 0118 | x80118
Test Availability
Turnaround Time1 to 6 weeks
Referred toThe Childrens Hospital, Westmead, Sydney
Reference Interval

Urine histamine < 0.8 umol/24h

Urine 1-methylhistamine < 1.5 umol/24h

Delphic Number Test Number5822

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