Tryptase blood test for mastocytosis

A doctor at the University of Colorado had my blood drawn two weeks ago to test the tryptase level(s) to see if I have an illness called “Mastocytosis.” This page at labtestsonline.org has a good description of the symptoms of mastocytosis (as shown in this image), along with the reasons why doctors test the tryptase levels as a way to evaluate mastocytosis, along with other things like anaphylaxis (anaphylactic shock).

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