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Mast Cell - Tryptase

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For investigation of anaphylaxsis send both acute (e.g. initial ED bloods) and follow up (e.g. after clinical improvement) samples if possible.

Alternate names:
Tryptase
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
TRYPT
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Plain Tube with gelPlain Tube with gel
Collection Instructions:

Stable 48 hours refrigerated,  transport frozen if unable to ensure delivery of sample to the Alfred within 48 hours of collection. .

Notes:

Increased level of tryptase can normally be detected up to 3 to 6 hours after the anaphylactic reaction. Levels return to normal within 12-14 hours after release.  

Frequency:
Weekly
Reference Interval:

< 15.0 ug/L

Laboratory Use Only

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