Qualitative ImmunoCAP Fluorescent Enzyme Immunoassay
Multiple patient encounters should be avoided.
Serum separator tube. Multiple specimen tubes should be avoided.
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 0.25 mL serum plus 0.1 mL for each additional allergen ordered to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.25 mL plus 0.04 mL for each allergen ordered)
Hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic specimens.
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year
This test provides a single qualitative (positive/negative) result only. Results of specific IgE concentrations for any of the component allergens (Dermatophagoides farinae, Cat epithelium and dander, Dog dander, Bermuda grass, Kentucky bluegrass, Alternaria alternata, Oak tree, Elm tree, Common ragweed, Russian thistle) will not be provided.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0055368||Allergen, Inhalant, Multiallergen IgE||37989-1|