CU Index

Centralized Core Laboratory:Immunology

Test ID/Workstation: CUI MAYO

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Red top ( no anticoagulant) tube

Collection Volume: 5.0 mL (minimum 1.0 mL)

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Days Performed Mon-Wed-Fri

Methodology: Ex Vivo Challenge, Cell Culture and Histamine Analysis

Special Instructions: Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s), allow clotting. Spin down and separate. Send 2 mL of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.

Note: Patients taking calcineurin inhibitors should stop medication 72 hours prior to draw. Patients taking prednisone should be off their medication for 2 weeks prior to draw.

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8417

TAT: 2-7 days

Additional Info: Reference range: <10.0

CPT Code: 86352

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