Allergen, Epidermals and Animal Proteins, Feather Mix
0055037
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
FEATHER
Methodology
Qualitative ImmunoCAP Fluorescent Enzyme Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-2 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Multiple patient encounters should be avoided.  
Collect
Serum separator tube. Multiple specimen tubes should be avoided.  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 0.25 mL serum plus 0.1 mL for each additional allergen ordered to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.25 mL plus 0.04 mL for each allergen ordered)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year  
Reference Interval
Negative  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
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 turkey feathers).
CPT Code(s)
86005
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0055037Allergen, Animal, Feather Mix IgE31161-3
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Aliases
  • Feather Mixture
  • ImmunoCAP® ex71 (Allergen, Epidermals and Animal Proteins, Feather Mix)