ALLERGEN, IgE

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial. See appendix for ordering instructions.
Please note: 0.1 mL is required for each additional allergen requested

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA, Heparin
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Fluorescent Enzyme Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
CLASS   kU/L   Level of Allergen Specific IgE Antibody  
0   <0.10   Undetectable  
0/1   0.10-0.34   Very Low Level  
1   0.35-0.69   Low Level  
2   0.70-3.49   Moderate Level  
3   3.50-17.4   High Level  
4   17.5-49.9   Very High Level  
5   50-100   Very High Level  
6   >100   Very High Level  

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time3 days
Test CodeSpecific for allergen requested. See appendix.
CPT-4 Code (s)
86003 each IgE allergen
LOINC Codes
Individual (See Appendix)

Warde
Medical
Laboratory