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Test Code TRYPTM Tryptase, Serum

Additional Codes

 

MAYO Test ID

TRYPT

EPIC Test ID

LAB827

 

Reporting Name

Tryptase, S

Useful For

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

 

Assessing patients with systemic mastocytosis or mast cell activation syndrome

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

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
Serum Frozen (preferred) 14 days
  Refrigerated  14 days

Reference Values

<11.5 ng/mL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

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

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

83520

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
TRYPT Tryptase, S 21582-2

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
TRYPT Tryptase, S 21582-2

Analytic Time

1 day

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

NA

Method Name

Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a General Request Form (T239) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/general-request-form.pdf).