Allergen: Walnut Tree, IgE


Abbrev Code:AT10   
Order Code:LAB8231Order Name:Allergen Walnut Tree IgE
Methodology:FEIA (by ImmunoCAP)
CPT Codes: 86003 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results are reported within 4 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Green (lithium heparin, gel), Purple (EDTA), Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Hemolyzed, icteric or lipemic specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 0.50 mL plus 0.25 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:After separation from cells: 7 days refrigerated.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Endocrine  (UMMC-East Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:
Reporting Range Probability of IgE
Mediated Clinical Reaction
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
17.51 kU(a)/L or greater 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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