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Test Code BLOD0762 White Ash Tree Allergen, IgE

Methodology

ImmunoCAP sandwich assay

 

When used with a thorough patient history and physical examination, IgE allergen testing provides objective, quantifiable evidence of IgE-mediated allergen sensitivity. Allergen sensitivity may be associated with atopic dermatitis, gastrointestinal disorders, recurrent otitis media, allergic rhinitis and allergic asthma.

Performing Laboratory

Bozeman Outpatient Services at North 19th

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Red top or gold top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL
Specimen Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection.  Send refrigerated.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated <7 days/Frozen >7 days

Specimen Stability

 

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated 7 days
  Frozen 30 days

 

Reference Values

<0.35 kUA/L

Day(s) Test Set Up

Tuesday and Thursday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

86003