Allergens, Food, Common Adult Food IgE
Ordering Recommendation
Quantitative ImmunoCAP Fluorescent Enzyme Immunoassay
1-2 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Multiple patient encounters should be avoided.  
Serum separator tube. Multiple specimen tubes should be avoided.  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2.25 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.04 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Unacceptable Conditions
Hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic specimens.  
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year  
Reference Interval
Effective November 17, 2014
Reporting Range
(reported in kU/L)
Probability of IgE Mediated
Clinical Reaction
Class Scoring
Less than 0.10No significant level detected0
0.10 - 0.34Clinical relevance undetermined0/1
0.35 - 0.70Low1
0.71 - 3.50Moderate2
3.51 - 17.50High3
17.51 - 50.00Very high4
50.01 - 100.00Very high5
Greater than 100.00Very high6

Test Number
Reference Interval
0050345Immunoglobulin EEffective November 17, 2014
Reference Interval
0-5 months13 kU/L or less
6-12 months34 kU/L or less
1-2 years97 kU/L or less
3 years199 kU/L or less
4-6 years307 kU/L or less
7-8 years403 kU/L or less
9-12 years696 kU/L or less
13-15 years629 kU/L or less
16-17 years537 kU/L or less
18 years and older214 kU/L or less

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.

Allergens included in this panel: Clam, Egg White, Codfish/Whitefish, Corn, Milk (Cow's), Peanut, Shrimp, Scallop, Soybean, Walnut, Wheat, and IgE Serum Total
CPT Code(s)
86003x11; 82785
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0050345Immunoglobulin E19113-0
0055013Allergen, Food, Egg White IgE6106-9
0055020Allergen, Food, Milk (Cow) IgE7258-7
0055024Allergen, Food, Peanut IgE6206-7
0055030Allergen, Food, Shrimp IgE6246-3
0055031Allergen, Food, Soybean IgE6248-9
0055034Allergen, Food, Wheat IgE6276-0
0055036Allergen, Food, Codfish IgE6082-2
0055041Allergen, Interp, Immunocap Score IgE33536-4
0055078Allergen, Food, Corn IgE6087-1
0055209Allergen, Food, Walnut (Juglans spp) IgE6273-7
0099488Allergen, Food, Clam IgE6076-4
0099495Allergen, Food, Scallop IgE7691-9
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