Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
WHOLE EGG
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

Serum separator tube (SST).

Specimen Preparation

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

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic specimens.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Interval

Less than 30.21 mcg/mL

Interpretive Data

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

Compliance Statement B: For laboratory developed tests not using a RUO kit, and for FDA approved, cleared or 510(k) exempt assays with alterations. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

86001

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2011820 Allergen, Food, Whole Egg IgG 45201-1
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Aliases
Allergen, Food, Whole Egg, IgG