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)
CPT Code:----------CPTCODES HERE----------
Test Includes:See table below.
Turnaround Time:Performed twice/week; results are reported within 4 days.
Special Instructions:

AF207

Clam

AF1

Egg White

AF3

Fish (Cod)

AF8

Maize (Corn)

AF2

Milk (Milk)

AF13

Peanut

AF338

Scallop

AF24

Shrimp

AF14

Soybean

AF256

Walnut

AF4

Wheat

 

 



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.7 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, 0.75 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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