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Test Code 2399 Respiratory Disease Allergen Panel

Specimen Containers and Fixatives

Gold Top Tube (SST)

Specimen Required

NorthShore Lab Services: draw 3.8 mL blood, centrifuge and submit 1.5 mL refirgerated serum.

Hospital setting: submit 3.8 mL blood.

Client Special Instructions

Minimum serum volume requirement: (0.05 mL x number of allergens) + 0.15 mL.

Minimum blood volume requirement: 2.5 x the minimum serum requirement.
I\ncludes Aspergillus funigatus, Box Elm/Maple, Cat Epithelium, Cladosporium herbarum, Cockroach, Dog Dander, Elder/Rough Marsh, Elm, House Dust Mite (D.F.), House Dust Mite (D.P.), June/Kentucky Blue Grass, Oak, Orchard Grass, Short Ragweed, Silver Birch, and Total IgE

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Immunology

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 1 -3 days

Reference Values

Class IgE kU/L Interpretation

0 <0.35 Negative

1 0.35-0.69 Equivocal

2 0.70-3.49 Positive

3 3.50-17.49 Positive

4 17.50-49.99 Strongly Positive

5 50.00-99.99 Strongly Positive

6 ≥100.0 Strongly Positive

Method Name

Phadia ImmunoCAP FEIA e1, i6, w1, t3, e5, t8, d2, d1, t1, g8, m3, m2, t7, g3 and w16

CPT Code Information

86003 × 15, 82785