Allergen: Cat Components, IgE


Abbrev Code:CATCP   
Order Code:LAB1413Order Name:Allergen: Cat Components Panel, IgE
Synonyms:Secretoglobulin; Cat Serum Albumin; Lipocalin, Fel D 1, Fel D 2, Fel D 4
Methodology:FEIA (by ImmunoCAP)
CPT Codes: 86008 x3, 86008 x3
Test Includes:rFel d 1, rFel d 2, rFel d 4
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; resuts are reported the same day.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.8 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 0.7 mL, 0.32 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) 


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:To refine the diagnosis and treatment of patients with cat dander allergy.


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