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Test Code BLOD1446 Early Childhood Allergy Panel

Useful For

Recommended for children ages 3 months to 3 years of age, this profile contains the 21 most common food and indoor environmental allergens. 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.


ImmunoCAP sandwich assay

Profile Information

The following allergens are included in the Early Childhood Allergy Panel:


Food Seafood Molds Dust Mites Other

Egg White

Scallops Cladosporium herbarum Dermatoph farinae Cat Epithelium and Dander
Milk Shrimp Alternaria alternata Dermatoph pteronyssinus Dog Dander


Salmon     Cockroach
Wheat Tuna     Mouse Urine Proteins
Sesame Seed Cod Fish     Total IgE


Performing Laboratory

Bozeman Outpatient Services at North 19th

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Red top or gold top

Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Specimen Minimum Volume: 1.5 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 x 21

82785 x 1