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Test Code BRWEED Allergen Marsh Elder, Rough IgE, LAB1694

Performing Laboratory

St. Luke's Hospital Cedar Rapids

Specimen Requirements

Serum

Container/Tube: Serum gel tube or plain, red-top tube

Specimen: 40 uL for each allergen in addition to 200 uL for dead space serum

Minimum Requirements:  240 uL

 

Specimen Type

Temperature

Time

Serum

Refrigerated (preferred)

7 days

 

Frozen

Indefinite

Reference Values

 

 

SIgE kUA/L

Interpretation

 

<0.10

None Detected
 

0.10 - 0.69

Low
 

0.70 - 3.49

Moderate
 

3.50 - 17.4

High
 

17.5 - >100.0

Very High

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday - Friday

Useful For

Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.

Methodology

Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

Test Classification and CPT Coding

86003

Analytic Time

2-4 days upon receipt