I can’t believe I’m still waiting for the majority of my test results from Mayo’s lab. So far, I’ve only received the results for the tryptase levels which were high—25% over the normal upper limit. My doc said she didn't want to scare me but it was likely I'd have to do a bone marrow biopsy and aspiration. I already knew that, of course, because the internet knows everything about diagnosing Mast Cell Disorders. And might I just add, a bone marrow biopsy will be a real motherfucker and I did not need the internet to know that.
I can’t understand why the 24-hour Urinary N-methylhistamine and prostaglandin D2 metabolite level; and the chromosomal test for KIT D816 mutation still aren’t in because I read how long it takes and it’s been almost three weeks since I ..er, submitted the sample. I should mention that said sample was a gigantic fluorescent-orange tub of urine that I had to collect every time I peed for 24 hours. It was a real joy hauling that ugly baby through a crowded lab waiting room at the medical center.
I hope nothing happened to the sample’s viability since I accidentally left the tub o’ piss out of the frig for over an hour. Ooopsie! It should've been fine since the instructions said refrigeration was recommended, not required. (Hanging my hat on the fine print, here, WTF, it works for me!)
Oyfuckingvey this shit is getting old.