Allergen: Adult Food Profile

Abbrev Code:AAFOOD   
Order Code:LAB3257Order Name:Allergy Adult Food Panel
Synonyms:Scallop; Sesame; Tuna; Almond; Cashew; Hazelnut; Salmon; Food Allergy; Seafood; Nut; Fish; Cod; Egg White; Milk; Soybean; Peanut; Wheat; Shrimp; Walnut; AAFOOD
Methodology:FEIA (by ImmunoCAP)
CPT Codes: 86003 x15, 86003 x15
Test Includes:See table below.
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results are reported the same day.
Special Instructions:
AF1 Egg White
AF3 Fish (Cod)
AF2 Milk
AF13 Peanut
AF338 Scallop
AF24 Shrimp
AF14 Soybean
AF256 Walnut
AF4 Wheat
AF10 Sesame Seed
AF140 Tuna
AF20 Almond
AF202 Cashews
AF17 Hazelnut
AF41 Salmon
IGE Immunoglobulin IgE

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.8 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 1.4 mL, 0.8 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator up to 7 days.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab UM Specialty Core/Prot/Endo (Phadia Allergens F) 


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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