Allergen: Adult Food Profile


Sunquest Code:AAFOOD  
Epic Code:LAB3257Epic Name:Allergy Adult Food Panel
Synonyms:Food Allergy; Seafood; Clam; Nut; Fish; Cod; Egg White; Corn; Maize; Milk; Soybean; Peanut; Wheat; Shrimp; Walnut; AAFOOD
Methodology:FEIA (by ImmunoCAP)
Test Includes:See table below.
Turnaround Time:Performed twice/week; results are reported within 4 days.
Special Instructions:
AF1 Egg White
AF3 Fish (Cod)
AF2 Millk (Milk)
AF13 Peanut
AF338 Scallop
AF24 Shrimp
AF14 Soybean
AF256 Walnut
AF4 Wheat
AF10 Sesame Seed
AF140 Tuna
AF20 Almond
AF202 Cashews
AF17 Hazelnut
AF41 Salmon
IGE Immunoglobulin IgE
   


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  (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 17.50 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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