Allergen: Sagebrush/Wormwood, IgE


Sunquest Code:AW5  
Epic Code:LAB6640Epic Name:Allergen Sagebrush Wormwood IGE
Synonyms:Common Sagebrush; Artemisia absinthium; Common Wormwood; Green Ginger or Green Wormwood; W5
Methodology:FEIA (by ImmunoCAP)
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Turnaround Time:Performed twice/week; results are reported within 4 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:0.7 mL. Add 0.2 mL for each additional allergen.
Causes for Rejection:Hemolyzed, icteric or lipemic specimens


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.2 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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