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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

Multiple patient encounters should be avoided.

Collect

Serum separator tube. Multiple specimen tubes should be avoided.

Specimen Preparation

Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2.55 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.16 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

Allergens included: Alternaria alternata (tenuis), Aspergillus fumigatus, Bent/Redtop Grass, Candida albicans, Cat Epithelium & Dander, Cottonwood Tree, Dog Dander, Egg White, Egg Yolk, English Plantain, False Ragweed, Feather Mix, Hormodendrum (Cladosporium), Horse Hair & Dander, House Dust Greer, June Grass/Kentucky Bluegrass, Lamb's Quarters, Milk (Cow's), Peanut, Penicillium notatum, Soybean, Western Ragweed, Wheat, Willow Tree.

Effective 02/18/2014

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 vivo reactivity to specific allergens is essential. A negative test may not rule out clinical allergy or even anaphylaxis.

Compliance Category

FDA

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

86003 x23; 86005

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0055001 Allergen, Fungi/Mold, A. alternata IgE 6020-2
0055004 Allergen, Fungi/Mold, C. albicans IgE 6059-0
0055006 Allergen, Animal, Cat Dander IgE 6833-8
0055010 Allergen, Tree, Cottonwood Tree IgE 6090-5
0055013 Allergen, Food, Egg White IgE 6106-9
0055014 Allergen, Weed, False Ragweed IgE 6115-0
0055017 Allergen, Grass, June/Kentucky Blue IgE 6153-1
0055020 Allergen, Food, Milk (Cow) IgE 7258-7
0055024 Allergen, Food, Peanut IgE 6206-7
0055031 Allergen, Food, Soybean IgE 6248-9
0055034 Allergen, Food, Wheat IgE 6276-0
0055035 Allergen, Weed, Western Ragweed IgE 6275-2
0055037 Allergen, Animal, Feather Mix IgE 31161-3
0055038 Allergen, Fungi/Mold, Hormodendrum IgE 6075-6
0055041 Allergen, Interp, Immunocap Score IgE 33536-4
0055049 Allergen, Weed, English Plantain IgE 6110-1
0055057 Allergen, Grass, Bent/Redtop Grass IgE 6228-1
0055059 Allergen, Animal, Horse Hair/Dander IgE 30088-9
0055061 Allergen, Fungi/Mold, A. fumigatus IgE 6025-1
0055080 Allergen, Fungi/Mold, P. notatum IgE 6212-5
0055083 Allergen, Tree, Willow Tree IgE 6285-1
0055091 Allergen, House Dust Greer IgE 9828-5
0055160 Allergen, Weed, Lambs Quarters IgE 6156-4
0055212 Allergen, Food, Egg Yolk IgE 6107-7
0099568 Allergen, Animal, Dog Dander IgE 6098-8
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Aliases
Allergens, Inhalants/Foods, Western Allergy Profile