Respiratory Allergy Profile, Region V

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Test Code

Alias/See Also
Immunocap Region 5;
Immunocap Region V

CPT Codes
86003(x26); 82785

Includes: Bermuda Grass(BEGR), Elm(ELIGE), Walnut Tree(WATR), A. Fumigatus(AFUMI), Cockroach(COCH), Pecan/Hickory Tree(PEHI), D. Pteronyssinus(DPTER), Alternaria Alternata(ALALT), Cat Dander(CADA), Cladosporium Herbarum(CLHER), Common Ragweed(CORA), D. Farinae(DFARI), Dog Dander(DODA), Oak White(OAWH), Timothy Grass(TIMGR), P. Notatum (PENCHR), Sycamore(SYMO), White Ash(WHAS), Birch(BIRIGE), Mountain Cedar(MOCED), White Mulberry(WHMU), Russian Thistle(RUTH), Sheep Sorrel(SHSO), Cottonwood(COWD), Maple/Boxelder(MABE), Common Pigweed(COPI), Mouse Urine Proteins (MOUSEE), IgE Total Serum(TOTIGE)

Preferred Specimen
1 full SST for RESP5, if additional allergens are ordered; additional serum will be required.
3 mL serum for every 5 allergens.  (minimum 1.2 mL)   For a complete list of Allergy tests click here .

SST or Red top: Avoid hemolysis. Invert a minimum of 5 times, then allow to clot in an upright position for 30 minutes. Centrifuge the the tube for at least 10 minutes. Keep tightly stoppered.

Transport Container
SST (speckled top), Red top , Plastic Vial (transfer) tube

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (preferred)

Specimen Stability
Room Temperature = n/a
Refrigerated = 7 days
Frozen = at least 7 days

Fluorenzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

Setup Schedule
Monday - Friday

Report Available
1 day

Reference Range
Specific IgE Class kU/L Specific IgE Antibody
0 < 0.10 Absent/Undetectable
0/1 0.10 - 0.34 Very Low Level
1 0.35 - 0.70 Low Level
2 0.71 - 3.50 Moderate Level
3 3.51 - .17.5 High Level
4 17.6 - 50 Very High Level
5 51.0 - 100 Very High Level
6 > 100 Very High Level 

Clinical Significance
Detection of IgE antibodies specific to a particular allergen indicates hypersensitivity to that allergen.

Performing Laboratory
Compunet Clinical Laboratories, LLC
2308 Sandridge Drive
Moraine, OH 45439

Last Updated: August 24, 2022

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.