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TRYPT / TRYPT-M
TRYPTASE, SERUM

Test Code TRYPT / TRYPT-M 
Test TRYPTASE, SERUM 
Methodology Commercial, Fluoroenzyme Immunoassay (Pharmacia Immuno CAP) 
Description Useful to asess mast cell activation, which may occur as a result of anaphylaxis or allergen challenge, or in patiens with systemic mastocytosis or mast cell activation syndrome. 
Specimen Draw blood in either a plain, red-top tube or serum gel tube. Spin down and send 0.5 mL (minimum: 0.2 mL) of serum FROZEN in a screw-capped, plastic vial. 
Reference Values < 11.5 ng/mL 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Saturday 
CPT Code(s) 83520