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Test ID TRYPA Tryptase, Autopsy, Serum

Useful For

Assessing autopsy cases for mast cell activation, which may occur as a result of anaphylaxis or allergen challenge

 

Assessing patients with systemic mastocytosis or mast cell activation syndrome

Method Name

Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

Reporting Name

Tryptase, Autopsy

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Frozen (preferred) 14 days
  Refrigerated  7 days

Reference Values

No established reference values

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

83520

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
TRYPA Tryptase, Autopsy 21582-2

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
TRYPA Tryptase, Autopsy 21582-2

Test Classification

This test has been modified from the manufacturer's instructions. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

NY State Approved

Yes