Allergen, Food, Alpha-Gal (galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose) IgE
2007994
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
ALPHA GAL
Methodology
Immunoassay
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-5 days
N/A
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plain red or serum separator tube (SST).  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
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 month  
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
86003
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2007995Allergen, Food, Alpha-Gal IgE
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Cross References
Performed at Viracor-IBT Laboratories