Peanut Components, Allergy Panel


Sunquest Code:PCOMP  
Epic Code:LAB6419Epic Name:Peanut Component Allergy Panel
Synonyms:F422 rAra h 1 Storage Protein, Peanut; F424 rAra h 3 Storage Protein, Peanut; F427 rAra h 9 Lipid Transfer Protein, LTP; F352 rAra h 8 PR-10 Protien; Peanut Allergy; Food Allergen, Peanut; Arachis hypogaea
Methodology:FEIA (by ImmunoCAP)
CPT Code:86008 x5
Test Includes:F422 rAra h 1 Storage Protein, Peanut; F423 rAra h 2 Storage Protein, Peanut; F424 rAra h 3 Storage Protein, Peanut; F427 rAra h 9 Lipid Transfer Protein, LTP; F352 rAra h 8 PR-10 Protein.
Turnaround Time:Performed twice/week; results are reported within 4 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.7 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Green (lithium heparin, gel), Purple (EDTA), Red (no gel))


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1.5 mL, 0.75 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Endocrine  (UMMC-East Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:

422, F423, F424, F427 or F532

Less than 0.10 kU(a)/L

No significant level detected.

422, F423, F424

0.10 kU(a)/L or greater

Reactive. Associated with systemic reactions, stable to heat and digestion. Poses the greatest risk of severe allergic reaction.

F427

0.10 kU(a)/L or greater

Reactive. Associated with both mild or systemic reactions and local reactions in addition to Oral Allergy Syndrome (OAS), stable to heat and digestion. Associated with allergy to peach and peach related fruits.

F532

0.10 kU(a)/L or greater

Reactive. Associated with mild and local symptoms such as Oral Allergy Syndrome (OAS), liabile to heat and digestion. Associated with allergy to birch and birch related tree pollen.

 

 

Use:Detection of possible allergic responses to peanut components and the risk for systemic reaction.


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