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Allergen, English plantain IgE (Updated)

Components

Name Method Department Units
Allergen, English plantain IgE Quantitative ImmunoCAP® Fluorescent Enzyme Immunoassay
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Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 0.5 mL
Alternate

Red Tube (no anticoagulant) with Gel

3 mL 0.5 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 0.5 mL
Stability

Refrigerated - 2 week(s)
Room temperature - 2 day(s)
Frozen - 12 month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 2 hours, separate supernatant and refrigerate

Reasons for Rejection

  • Hemolyzed specimen
  • Lipemic specimen
  • Icteric specimen

Comments

Multiple patient encounters should be avoided.

CPT Code

  • 86003