What is the role of urinary prostaglandin D2 metabolite level in the diagnosis of mastocytosis?

Updated: Jun 07, 2018
  • Author: Jacquiline Habashy, DO, MSc; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Even during asymptomatic periods, urinary prostaglandin D2 metabolites levels may range from 1.5-150 times higher than normal levels. This test is not widely available.


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