Allergen: Chick Pea, IgE


Sunquest Code:AF309  
Epic Code:LAB6740Epic Name:Allergen Chick Pea, IgE
Synonyms:Cicer Arietinus, F309, Chickpea; Garbanzo Bean; Bengal Gram; Eqyptian Pea; Ceci; Cece; Kabuli Chana
Methodology:FEIA (by ImmunoCAP)
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Turnaround Time:Performed twice per week; results are reported within 4 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Green (lithium heparin, gel), Purple (EDTA), Red (no gel))


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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