Methylhistamine; Histamine Metabolies
24 Hour urine (Acid)
This test requires prior approval of a Chemical pathologist. Sample will be tested at the Children Hospital, Westmead, Sydney
The measurement of urine histamine and its metabolite 1-methy histamine is of diagnostic value in the diagnosis of systemic mastocytosis, diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis , and basophilic leukaemia.
Measurement of the urinary creatinine on 24 hour urine samples is unnecessary.
Blood Histamine is not available in New Zealand.
LabPlus (via WHL)
Include 24 hour urine volume measurement details
30 mL urine