TRYPTASE

Mnemonic

TRYP

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one 4.0 mL gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1.0 mL serum to an aliquot tube and freeze.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Frozen

Stability

Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 3 days; Frozen: 1 month

Testing Information

Performed

Mon, Wed, Fri

Reported

2-6 days

Method

Quantitative Fluorescence Immunoassay

Referral Lab

ARUP (99173)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

83520

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:33 AM