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Test ID: TRYPT    
Tryptase, Serum

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Method Description Describes how the test is performed and provides a method-specific reference

Anti-tryptase, covalently coupled to ImmunoCAP, reacts with tryptase in the patient serum specimen. After washing, enzyme-labeled antibodies against tryptase are added to form a complex. After incubation, unbound enzyme-labeled antibodies are washed away and the bound complex is incubated with a developing agent. After stopping the reaction, the fluorescence in the eluate is measured. The fluorescence is directly proportional to the concentration of tryptase in the serum specimen.(Package insert: ImmunoCAP Tryptase, Phadia AB, Uppsala, Sweden)

PDF Report Indicates whether the report includes an additional document with charts, images or other enriched information

No

Day(s) and Time(s) Test Performed Outlines the days and times the test is performed. This field reflects the day and time the sample must be in the testing laboratory to begin the testing process and includes any specimen preparation and processing time required before the test is performed. Some tests are listed as continuously performed, which means assays are performed several times during the day.

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

Analytic Time Defines the amount of time it takes the laboratory to setup and perform the test. This is defined in number of days. The shortest interval of time expressed is "same day/1 day," which means the results may be available the same day that the sample is received in the testing laboratory. One day means results are available 1 day after the sample is received in the laboratory.

1 day

Maximum Laboratory Time Defines the maximum time from specimen receipt at Mayo Medical Laboratories until the release of the test result

5 days

Specimen Retention Time Outlines the length of time after testing that a specimen is kept in the laboratory before it is discarded

7 days

Performing Laboratory Location The location of the laboratory that performs the test

Rochester