Allergen: Cashew Component, Storage Protein, IgE

Abbrev Code:AF443   
Order Code:LAB6906Order Name:Allergen Cashew Nut RANA O 3 IGE
Synonyms:Cashew Nut Component; F443; Anacardium Occidentale; rAna o 3
Methodology:FEIA (by ImmunoCAP)
CPT Codes: 86008 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results are reported the same day.

Collection Instructions

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)

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.2 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


0.70 – 3.49 kU(a)/L


3.50 – 17.50 kU(a)/L


Greater than 17.51 kU(a)/L

Very high



Use:To distinguish between allergy due to cross-reactivity and primary cashew nut allergy; aid in risk assessment and manage cashew allergic patients.

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