Allergen: Feather Mix

Abbrev Code:AFTHR   
Order Code:LAB4365Order Name:Allergen Feather Mix
Synonyms:Feather Mixture (Chicken, Duck, Goose and Parrot)
Methodology:ImmunoCAP, fluorescent enzyme immunoassay
CPT Codes: 86005 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-3 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:0.7 mL; add 0.2 mL for each additional allergen
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Causes for Rejection:Hemolyzed, icteric or lipemic specimens

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 0.25 mL ASAP or within 2 hours. Add 0.1 mL for each additional allergen. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:After separation from cells, 48 hours at room temperature; 2 weeks refrigerated; 1 year frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:55037


Reference Range:Negative. This assay provides a single qualitative (positive/negative) result only. It does not provide information on the amount of IgE specific for any of the component allergens (goose, chicken, duck and parrot feathers).

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