Allergen, Weed, Western Waterhemp (Amaranthus spp.) IgE
2008595
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
WATERHEMP
Methodology
Quantitative Conventional RAST  
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-6 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Plain red or serum separator tube (SST).  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 0.5 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL/allergen)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature. Also acceptable: Refrigerated or frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 1 year  
Reference Interval
By report  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
86003
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2008596Allergen, Weed, Western Waterhemp IgE
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Aliases
  • Acnida tamariscina
  • Western Water Hemp

Performed at Viracor-IBT Laboratories