IgE


Sunquest Code:IGE  
Epic Code:LAB74Epic Name:IGE
Synonyms:Immunoglobulin E; Gamma Globulin
Methodology:Fluoroenzyme immunoassay
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Turnaround Time:Performed 2 times/week; results are reported within 4 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Green (lithium heparin, gel), Green (sodium heparin, no gel), Purple (EDTA), Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Samples not separated from cells within 2 hours of collection.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Within 2 hours of collection, centrifuge and aliquot 0.3 mL, 0.15 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature. Alternatively, ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Endocrine  (UMMC-East Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:

Age

KIU/L

0-2 mo

0-9

3-5 mo

0-17

6-8 mo

0-30

9-11 mo

0-39

1 y

0-53

2 y

0-93

3 y

0-128

4 y

0-160

5 y

0-192

6 y

0-224

7 y

0-248

8 y

0-280

9-10 y

0-328

11 y and older

0-114

 

 

Use:Diagnosis and management of patients with atopic disease such as asthma, hay fever, eczema, and in patients with respiratory allergies; in patients with parasitic infections.


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