Tryptase


Test Information

Test Name

Tryptase

Synonyms

Mast Cell Tryptase

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week


Collection Information

Preparation

  • Two samples should be collected; one sampled between 15 mins and 3 hours post anaphylactic reaction, and one 24 hours post anaphylactic reaction.
  • Specimens taken outside this time frame may give misleadingly low results.
  • Separate and keep refrigerated.

Processing Information

Registration Code

TRYP

Alternative Specimen

Plain tube; EDTA; Heparin


Methodology

Interpretations

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Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

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