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Test Code BLOD1515 Peanut Allergen, Reflex to Components

Useful For

Assessing a peanut allergy sensitization pattern at the molecular level.

Methodology

ImmunoCAP sandwich assay

Profile Information

Test Code Test Name

Available

Separately

BLOD0744 Peanut Allergen, IgE Yes

Testing Algorithm:

If the Peanut Allergen, IgE is positive, Ara h8, h9, h1, h2 and h3 will be automatically reflexed.

If the Peanut Allergen, IgE is negative, no further testing will be performed.

Reflex Tests

Test Components

Available

Separately

Ara h8 peanut component No
Ara h9 peanut component No
Ara h1 peanut component No
Ara h2 peanut component No
Ara h3 peanut component No

 

Performing Laboratory

Bozeman Outpatient Services at North 19th

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Red top or gold top

Specimen Volume: 1.5 mL
Specimen Minimum Volume: 1 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

86003x1

86008x5 (if needed)