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Test Code SHELPN Shellfish Allergy Panel

Important Note

If Total IgE required, place a separate order for TLIGE.

 

Additional Codes

 

Test Code

Full Test Name

Available Separately

Always Performed

CLAME

Clam, IgE

Yes

Yes

CRABE

Crab, IgE

Yes

Yes

LBSTRE

Lobster, IgE

Yes

Yes

OYSTE

Oyster, IgE

Yes

Yes

SCLPE

Scallop, IgE

Yes

Yes

SHRMPE

Shrimp, IgE

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

Specimen Type

Blood

Container/Tube

Red top vacutainer

Offsite Collection Instructions

Collect blood from venipuncture.   Refrigerate to 2-8°C
and transport with cold packs to UCM.
 

Turnaround Time

Testing will be performed within 24 hours ( Monday through
Friday)

Preferred Volume

6.0  mL

UCMC Collection Instructions

Collect blood from venipuncture.   Transport immediately to
the laboratory or refrigerate to  2-8 °C until
transported.

Test Usage

ImmunoCAP Total IgE and Specific IgE are in vitro test
system
for the quantitative measurement of circulating total IgE and
specific IgE in human serum.

It is intended for in vitro diagnostic use as an aid in the
clinical diagnosis of IgE mediated allergic disorders in
conjunction with other clinical findings.

Synonyms

Allergy, Allergy Panel, IgE

Specimen Minimum Volume

4.0mL

DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

Monday through Friday

STAT DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

Not available

CPT

86003 82785

Method Name

Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

Reference Values

IgE kU/L

Interpretation

< 0.35

Negative

≥ 0.35

Positive