White Ash (T15) IgE [2515]

Test Code
WHAS

Alias/See Also
2515

CPT Codes
86003

Preferred Specimen
1 mL Serum

Minimum Volume
0.5 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
Red Top
Plastic vial (transfer) tube

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 < 0.35 Absent/Undetectable
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



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