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Allergen, Food, Egg Components, IgE

Mnemonic

HOLDREF RFG

Includes

Egg White IgE, Egg Whole IgE, Ovomucoid IgE, Ovalbumin IgE

Specimen Collection Requirements

Patient Preparation

Avoid collecting multiple tubes.

Collect

Serum, one 5.0 mL gold (SST), or one 7.0 mL red top tube

(View image for Supply Item Numbers - 101235 or 101192)

Handling

Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature (minimum:  SST – 30 minutes and red top tubes – 60 minutes). Centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours.

 

Do not submit multiple tubes, only submit one tube.

Preferred Volume

1.5 mL serum

Minimum Volume

0.8 mL serum

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Hemolyzed, icteric or lipemic specimens

Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year

Testing Information

Performed

Monday - Friday

Reported

2-4 days

Method

ImmunoCAP®

Referral Lab

ARUP (2013024)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided

CPT Codes

86003 x2; 86008 x2

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2020 02:18:38 AM


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