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.

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