Allergy Pediatric March Profile IgE


Abbrev Code:ALPED   
Order Code:LAB3273Order Name:Allergy Pediatric March Profile IGE
Synonyms:Cat Dander; Dog; Fish; EFF; Milk; Dust; Peanut; Soybean; Wheat; Mite; Skin; Cockroach; Cod; Egg White; RAST; ALPED; Shrimp; Walnut; Cladosporium herbarum
Methodology:FEIA (by ImmunoCAP)
CPT Codes: 82785 x1, 86003 x16
Test Includes:
IGE Total IgE
AE72 Allergen Mouse Urine
AM6 alternaria alternata
AE1 Cat Dander/Epithelium
AI6 Cockroach, German
AE5 Dog Dander/Epithelium
AF1 Egg White
AF3 Fish (Cod)
ALD1 House Dust Mites 1
ALD2 House Dust Mites 2
AF2 Milk (Cow)
AF13 Peanut
AF14 Soybean
AF4 Wheat
AM2 Cladosporium herbarum
(Hormodendrum)
AF24 Shrimp
AF256 Walnut
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results are reported the same day.
Special Instructions:
 


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.0 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Green (lithium heparin, gel), Purple (EDTA), Red (no gel)


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1.5 mL, 0.9 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 17.50 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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