|Refrigerate, send to lab upon completion|
Patients are required to be on a histamine-free diet 24 hours prior to and during the collection period.
Avoid the following:
Fruit:Bananas,plum,grapes,kiwifruit,avacado,cherries,blueberries,rasberries,strawberries,blackberries,blackcurrants,oranges,guava,mango,passionfruit,dried fruit, fresh and canned pineapple.
Jams: All except apricot.
Vegetables: Tomatoes,mushrooms,spinach,broccoli,brussel sprouts,cauliflower, eggplant,broadbeans,pickeld vegetables eg;saueraut.
Nuts & Seeds: All including peanut butter and tahini
Dairy: All cheeses and cheese spreads, yoghurt flavoured with nuts,muesli containing nuts or above fruits,chocolate yogo,banana strawberry and chocolate flavoured milk,fruit smoothies.
Fish & Seafood: All including canned,fried and salted fish and seafood.
Processed Meats: All including devon,salami,sausages,ham,chicken loaf,turkey loaf.
Drinks: All wine and beer (all fermented beverages),Juices of all fruit listed above.
Condiments: All chutneys and also malted or coloured vinegar,mayonnaise and tartare sauce.
Fermented Foods: Yeast extracts eg: Marmite,Vegemite,fish sauce,fish paste, meat gravy.soy sauce.
Patient Collection Instructions