Allergen: Food Panel, IgE


Sunquest Code:ALFOOD  
Epic Code:LAB5885Epic Name:Allergy Food Panel
Methodology:FEIA (by ImmunoCAP)
Turnaround Time:Performed twice/week; results are reported within 4 days.
Special Instructions:

 

Test includes:

AF6

Barley

AF23

Crab

AF1

Egg White

AF3

Fish (Cod)

AF8

Maize (Corn)

AF2

Milk (Cow)

AF33

Orange

AF12

Pea

AF13

Peanut

AF9

Rice

AF24

Shrimp

AF14

Soybean

AF25

Tomato

AF40

Tuna

AF4

Wheat

 

 



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Green (lithium heparin, gel), Purple (EDTA), Red (no gel))


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1.5 mL, 0.9 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator up to 7 days.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Endocrine 


Interpretive

Reference Range:
Less than 0.10 kU(a)/L None Detected
0.10-0.69 kU(a)/L Low
0.70-3.49 kU(a)/L Moderate
3.50-17.50 kU(a)/L High
Greater than 17.51 kU(a)/L Very High
   
Use:Detection of possible allergic responses to various substances in the environment such as animals, foods, grasses, house dust, mites, insects, insulin, molds, smuts, trees or weeds. Evaluation of hay fever, extrinsic asthma, atopic eczema or respiratory allergy.


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