Allergen: Feather Mix


Sunquest Code:AFTHR  
Epic Code:LAB4365Epic Name:Allergen Feather Mix
Synonyms:Feather Mixture (Chicken, Duck, Goose and Parrot)
Methodology:ImmunoCAP, fluorescent enzyme immunoassay
CPT Code:86003
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-2 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 ASAP 0.25 mL. Add 0.1 mL for each additional allergen. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:55037


Interpretive

Reference Range:Negative. This assay provides a single qualitative (positive/negative) result only. It does not provide information on the amount of IgE specific for any of the component allergens (goose, chicken, duck and parrot feathers).


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