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Test Code ALLGN IGE Allergen IgE

Clinical System Name

Allergen IgE

Sample Requirements

Specimen:Whole Blood

Container(s):Gold Top SST, Red

Preferred Vol:2 mL for each 5 allergens requested

Minimum Vol:1 mL for each 5 allergens requested

 

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 aliquot with requisition

 

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

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  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