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Test Code ALLERGENRESP Respiratory Allergy Panel

Specimen Requirements

Draw blood in a serum gel tube(s). Spin down and send 1 full tube of serum for every allergy panel ordered. Send specimen refrigerated. Avoid hemolysis. If there is a delay in transport of >1 week, send specimen frozen in plastic vial.

Performing Laboratory

Conway Regional Clinical Laboratory Services

Reference Values

Reporting Range

Clinical Implications

   
<0.35 kU/L Undetectable
0.35-0.70 kU/L Low level of antibody/allergy, indicative of ongoing sensitization
0.70-3.5 kU/L Moderate level of antibody/allergy, indicative of stronger ongoing sensitization
3.5-17.5 kU/L High level of antibody/allergy, indicative of high level sensitization
17.5-50 kU/L Very high level of antibody/allergy, indicative of very high level sensitization
50-100 kU/L Very high level of antibody/allergy, indicative of very high level sensitization
≥ 100 kU/L Very high level of antibody/allergy, indicative of very high level sensitization

Methodology

ImmunoCAP®

Includes bermuda grass, cat dander, cockroach, common ragweed, dog dander, elm, dust mite (D. farinae and D pteronyssimus), rough marsh elder, Timothy grass (Phleium pretense), mold (Alternaria tenuis, Aspergillus fumigatus, Cladosporium herbarum, and Penicillium notatum), oak, pecan (hickory), rough pigweed, walnut, birch, maple, mulberry, mountain cedar, and total IgE.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Thursday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

82785 - immunoglobulin E (IgE)

86003 x 22 - allergen specific IgE; each