CHRONIC URTICARIA INDEX™ PANEL

Mnemonic

MISC

Synonym

Chronic Urticaria (Chronic Urticaria Index(TM) Panel), CU Index Panel (Chronic Urticaria Index(TM) Panel)

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, plain red-top tube

Handling

Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature before centrifuging. Remove serum and submit specimen in a transport tube.

Preferred Volume

3.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Stability

Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year

Testing Information

Performed

Varies

Method

Quantitative Ex Vivo Challenge/Quantitative Cell Culture/Quantitative Histamine Analysis

Referral Lab

ARUP (2002022)

Reference Values

CPT Codes

86352; 86376; 84443; 86800

Last Updated: Monday, February 27, 2017 10:53:04 AM