Allergen: Western Ragweed IgE


Sunquest Code:AWRAGW  
Epic Code:LAB4300Epic Name:Allergen Western Ragweed IgE
Synonyms:Ambrosia Psilostachya; Perennial Ragweed
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; 0.4 mL for each additional antigen
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
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:55035


Interpretive

Reference Range:

Less than 0.10 kU/L

No significant level detected

0.10 – 0.34 kU/L

Clinical relevance undetermined

0.35 – 0.70 kU/L

Low

0.71 – 3.50 kU/L

Moderate

3.51 – 17.50 kU/L

High

17.51 kU/L or greater

Very high

 

 



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