Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
INHALALL
Methodology

Qualitative 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 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)

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

Negative

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

FDA

Note

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.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

86005

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0055368 Allergen, Inhalant, Multiallergen IgE 37989-1
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Aliases
Allergens, Inhalant Multiallergen IgE, Qualitative