Allergen: Mold Panel, IgE


Sunquest Code:AMOLD  
Epic Code:LAB5887Epic Name:Allergy Mold Panel
Methodology:FEIA (by ImmunoCAP)
Turnaround Time:Performed twice/week; results are reported within 4 days.
Special Instructions:

Test includes:

AM6

Alternaria alternata

AM3

Aspergillus fumigatus

AM5

Candida albicans

AM2

Cladosporium herbarum, (Hormodendrum)

AM1

Penicillium notatum

 

 



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Green (lithium heparin, gel), Purple (EDTA), Red (no gel))


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.4 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator up to 7 days.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Endocrine  (UMMC-East Bank)


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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