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Test Code BLOD1445 Rocky Mountain Region Respiratory Allergy Panel

Useful For

This profile includes 25 indoor and outdoor allergens most prevalent in the Bozeman geographic region.  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.

Methodology

ImmunoCAP sandwich assay

Profile Information

The following allergens are included in the Rocky Mountain Region Respiratory Allergy Panel:

 

Trees Weeds Grasses Molds Other

Grey Alder

Common Ragweed Bermuda Grass Penicillium chrysogenum Cat Epithelium and Dander
Mountain Cedar/Juniper Mugwort Timothy Grass Cladosporium herbarum Dog Dander
Cottonwood Russian Thistle   Aspergillus fumigatus Mouse Urine Proteins
Elm (American) Common Pigweed   Alternaria alternata Dermatoph pteronyssinus
Box-Elder/Maple Sheep Sorrell Red     Dermatoph farinae
Oak       Total IgE
White Mulberry        
Russian Olive        
Silver Birch        

 

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 25

82785 x 1