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Test Code BLOD1519 Egg White Allergen, Reflex to Components

Useful For

Assessing an egg white allergy sensitization pattern at the molecular level

Methodology

ImmunoCAP sandwich assay

Profile Information

Test Code Test Name

Always

Performed

Available

Separately

BLOD0724 Egg White Allergen, IgE Yes Yes

Testing Algorithm:

If the Egg White Allergen, IgE is positive, Ovalbumin and Ovomucoid will be automatically reflexed.

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

Reflex Tests

Test Components

Available

Separately

Ovalbumin  No
Ovomucoid  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

86008x2