Allergen, Grass, Common Reed IgE
0055184
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
REED POL
Methodology
Quantitative 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
  
Collect
Serum separator tube.  
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
Effective August 18, 2014
 
Reporting Range (reported in kU/L) Probability of IgE Mediated Clinical Reaction Class Scoring
Less than 0.10 No significant level detected 0
0.10 -​ 0.34 Clinical relevance undetermined 0/1
0.35 -​ 0.70 Low 1
0.71 -​ 3.50 Moderate 2
3.51 -​ 17.50 High 3
17.51 -​ 50.00 Very high 4
50.01 -​ 100.00 Very high 5
Greater than 100.00 Very high 6
Interpretive Data
Allergen results of 0.10-0.34 kU/L are intended for specialist use as the clinical relevance is undetermined. Even though increasing ranges are reflective of increasing concentrations of allergen-specific IgE, these concentrations may not correlate with the degree of clinical response or skin testing results when challenged with a specific allergen. The correlation of allergy laboratory results with clinical history and in vivoreactivity to specific allergens is essential. A negative test may not rule out clinical allergy or even anaphylaxis.  
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
86003
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0055184Allergen, Grass, Common Reed IgE6855-1
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Aliases
  • Phragmite communis (Allergen, Grass, Reed Pollen, Common)
  • Phragmites australis