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ALLERGEN SPECIFIC IGE, INDIVIDUAL, SERUM

Test Code
Test ALLERGEN SPECIFIC IgE, INDIVIDUAL, SERUM 
Methodology ImmunoCAP® Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA) 
Description See "Allergens, Individual" for list of available allergens. 
Specimen Draw blood in a plain, red-top or serum gel tube. Spin down and send refrigerated serum:
1 to 5 allergens: 1.5 mL (minimum volume: 1.0 mL)
6 or more allergens: 2.0 mL (minimum volume: 1.5 mL) 
Reference Values Reference Values differ with the individual allergen type ordered:

DRUG ALLERGENS:
Includes: Penicilloyl G (C1), Penicilloyl V (C2C), Gelatin, bovine (C74), and Tetanus toxoid (RC208)
< 0.35 kU/L
Results are reported in kU/L only.

VENOM ALLERGENS:
Includes: Honeybee (I1C), White faced hornet (I2C), Yellow jacket (I3C), Paper wasp (I4C), Yellow hornet (I5C), and Bumblebee (RI205)
< 0.35 kU/L
Results are reported in kU/L only.

MIX ALLERGENS:
Includes: Grass mix (GX2), Weed mix (MX1), Mold mix (MX1), House dust mite mix (HX2C), Farm feather mix (EX71), and Pet feather mix (EX72)
(See "Allergens, Individual" for mix components.)
Negative: Results reported as Positive or Negative only

< 0.10 kU/L - Undetectable (Normal)

0.10 - 0.34 kU/L - For specialist use only:
Clinical Relevance Undetermined

0.35 - 0.69 kU/L - Low level of allergy, indicative of ongoing sensitization

0.70 - 3.49 kU/L - Moderate level of allergy, indicative of stronger ongoing sensitization

3.5 - 17.49 kU/L - High level of allergy, indicative of high level sensitization

17.5 - 49.9 kU/L - Very high level of allergy, indicative of very high level sensitization

50 - 99.9 kU/L - Very high level of allergy, indicative of very high level sensitization

> or = 100 kU/L - Very high level of allergy, indicative of very high sensitization

CONCENTRATION (kU/L) RESULTS EQUIVALENT TO ALTERNATIVE SCORING METHOD
kU/L……………………..CLASS
<0.22 ……………………... 0
0.22-0.31………………….0/1
0.31-0.55…………………...1
0.55-1.4…………………….2
1.4-3.9……………………...3
3.9-19……………………….4
19-100………………………5
>100………………………...6

NOTE: When an "R" precedes the test name to a specific allergen, it indicates that the test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by NorDx.
It has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. 

Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 86003  Allergen specific IgE, each OR
86005  Allergen mix, each

Special Instructions