Allergen: Insect Sting Panel, IgE


Sunquest Code:ASTING  
Epic Code:LAB615Epic Name:Allergen Stinging Insect IGE Panel
Synonyms:Insect Venom Allergen: Sting Profile
Methodology:FEIA (by ImmunoCAP)
CPT Code:----------CPTCODES HERE----------
Turnaround Time:Performed twice/week; results are reported within 4 days.
Special Instructions:

Al1

Honey Bee

Al2

White Faced Hornet

Al3

Common Wasp, Yellow Jacket

Al5

Yellow Hornet

 

 



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2.0 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.9 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, 0.35 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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