Common Silver Birch IgE, Allergen

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • IMO357
  • Soft Test Code:
  • AG92G
  • Send Out Test Code:
  • 25038
Alternate Names
  • Allergen, Common Silver Birch IgE
  • Canoe Birch
  • Kenai Birch
  • Mountain Paper Birch
  • Paperbark Birch
  • T3
  • Western Paper Birch
  • White Birch

Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

1.0 mL Serum from a SST Gold Top Tube

Alternate Specimen

1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial

TransportAndStorage

7 days Ambient
14 days Refrigerated
30 days Frozen

Collection Instructions

 

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

Specific                                                  Level of Allergen
IgE Class               kU/L                       Specific IGE Antibody
---------                    ------------                ---------------------

0                              <0.10                      Absent/Undetectable
0/1                          0.10 - 0.34             Very Low Level
1                              0.35 - 0.69             Low Level
2                              0.70 - 3.49             Moderate Level
3                              3.50 - 17.4             High Level
4                              17.5 - 49.9             Very High Level
5                              50 – 100                Very High Level
6                              >100                       Very High Level
 

The clinical relevance of allergen results of 0.10 - 0.34 kU/L are undetermined and intended for specialist use. Allergens denoted with a ** include results using one or more analyte specific reagents. In those cases, the test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes


Methodology:
  • Immunocap

Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Quest - Chantilly
Days Performed
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Departments
  • Sendouts - Clinical
Turn Around Time

4 to 7 days


Coding & Compliance

CDM

00911215


CPT Coding

86003


Medical Necessity May Apply