Ordering Recommendation

Mnemonic

IGE

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.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

Serum Separator Tube (SST) or Plasma Separator Tube (PST). Also acceptable: Green (Sodium or Lithium Heparin), Lavender (K2EDTA), or Pink (K2EDTA).

Specimen Preparation

Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL)

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 November 17, 2014

Age
Reference Interval
0-5 months 13 kU/L or less
6-12 months 34 kU/L or less
1-2 years 97 kU/L or less
3 years 199 kU/L or less
4-6 years 307 kU/L or less
7-8 years 403 kU/L or less
9-12 years 696 kU/L or less
13-15 years 629 kU/L or less
16-17 years 537 kU/L or less
18 years and older 214 kU/L or less

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

FDA

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

82785

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0050345 Immunoglobulin E 19113-0
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Aliases

  • IgE, Serum
  • Total IgE
Immunoglobulin E