Ordering Recommendation

Mnemonic

CHOCO IGG

Methodology

Quantitative ImmunoCAP Fluorescent Enzyme Immunoassay

Performed

Sun

Reported

1-8 days

New York DOH Approval Status

Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

Plain red or serum separator tube.

Specimen Preparation

Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 0.5 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 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 19, 2012

Less than 20.41 mcg/mL

Interpretive Data

Values less than 2.00 mcg/mL represent absent or undetectable levels of allergen-specific IgG antibody.

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note

The units of measure mcg/mL and mgA/L are interchangeable. 1 mg/L = 1000 mcg/1000 mL

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

86001

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0097657 Allergen, Food, Chocolate IgG 35554-5
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Aliases

  • Cacao
  • ImmunoCAP f93
  • Theobroma cacao
Allergen, Food, Chocolate IgG