ALLERGEN, IgE

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial. See appendix for ordering instructions.
Please note: 0.1 mL is required for each additional allergen requested

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA, Heparin
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Fluorescent Enzyme Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
CLASS   kU/L   Interpretation  
0   <0.35   Absent  
I   0.35-0.70   Low  
II   0.71-3.50   Moderate  
III   3.51-17.50   High  
IV   17.51-50.00   Very high levels  
V   50.1-100.00   of specific IgE  
VI   >100.00   antibodies  

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time2-3 days
Test CodeSpecific for allergen requested. See appendix.
CPT-4 Code (s)
86003 each IgE allergen
LOINC Codes
Individual (See Appendix)

Warde
Medical
Laboratory