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Test Code AL GLUTEN Allergen Gluten IgE

Clinical System Name

Allergen Gluten IgE

Synonyms

RAST IgE Gluten

Gluten IgE Allergen

 

Sample Requirements

Specimen:Whole Blood

Container(s):Gold Top SST, Red

Preferred Vol:2 mL

Minimum Vol:1 mL

 

Note: 

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin:Y

Aliquot:Y

Temp:2 - 8 C

Storage location:CPA Refrigerator, FrigC rack, with requisition

 

Off-site collection: Spin blood and refrigerate serum aliquot with requisition

 

Note: Each additional allergen requires 50mcL in addition to the inital 0.3mL. 10 allergens would require 0.8 mL minimum volume.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
serum Room temp  
  Refrigerated 7 d
  Frozen 6 m

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N T, Th, Sa 2-4 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

 

Department

Department:   Chemistry

Location: Chem East

Phone Number: (206) 987-3694 

Reference Range

 

Class

IgE kU/L

Allergen Reactivity

0

<0.35

Negative

1

0.35-0.69         

Low

2

0.70-3.49         

Moderate

3

3.50-17.49        

High

4

17.50-52.49       

Very High

5

52.5-99.9          

Very High

6

>100            

Very High

 

Methodology

Method: 3rd generation Chemiluminescent  Immunoassay on Siemens Immulite 2000 XPI

Analytical Volume:  0.3 mL

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86003