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 Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

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