Egg Component Panel (EGGCP)

Test Code

Quest Code

CPT Codes
86008 (x2)

Ovalbumin (f232) IgE and Ovomucoid (f233) IgE

Preferred Specimen
0.5 mL serum in gold top tube

Minimum Volume
0.3 mL

Transport Container
Serum separator tube (SST)

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Immunoassay (IA)

Clinical Significance
For use in the identification and severity of which specific egg protein a patient is allergic. This knowledge enables the clinician and the patient to make the correct treatment and lifestyle choices to mitigate exposure and reaction risk.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics - South Region

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.