Russian Thistle (W11) IgE

Message
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Test Code
RUTH


CPT Codes
86003

Preferred Specimen
1 mL Serum


Minimum Volume
0.5 mL


Instructions
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 tube for at least 10 minutes. Keep tightly stoppered.


Transport Container
SST (speckled top) tube


Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (preferred)


Specimen Stability
Room Temperature = N/A
Refrigerated = 7 days
Frozen = at least 7 days


Methodology
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
For diagnosis of allergic disease. A normal IgE level does not exclude the possible prescence of an allergic disorder.


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.