Allergen: Mite Panel, IgE


Sunquest Code:AMITE  
Epic Code:LAB5886Epic Name:Allergy Mite Panel
Methodology:FEIA (by ImmunoCAP)
Test Includes:
ALD1 House Dust Mites 1
Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus (DP)
ALD2 House Dust Mites 2
Dermatophagoides farinae (DF)
 
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results are reported the same day.
Special Instructions:
     


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.7 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, 0.25 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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