Adult food allergy profile-12452

Test info

  
Adult food allergy profile
  
12452
  
LAB12452
  
AFAP
  
Adult food panel
Adult allergy panel
Allergen
  
  • Total IgE
  • Clam (F207) IgE
  • Codfish (F3) IgE
  • Corn (F8) IgE
  • Egg White (F1) IgE
  • Milk (F2) IgE
  • Peanut (F13) IgE
  • Scallop (F338) IgE
  • Shrimp (F24) IgE
  • Soybean (F14) IgE
  • Walnut (F256) IgE
  • Wheat (F4) IgE

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
2.0 mL
  

For more than one allergen, use this formula to calculate the amount of serum required;

50 µL X (# of allergens) + 250 µL = Total amount serum needed

Immediatley following collection, mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  
  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin
  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

 

  
Li Heparin plasma (acceptable, but not preferred);EDTA plasma (acceptable, but not preferred)
  

Red serum vial/tube - 5 mL

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

Red/grey serum separator (SST) vial/tube, 10 mL

  

Lt green PST - spin

Red

  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin
  3. Transfer serum to a False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL) labelled as "serum"

Lavender

  1. Spin
  2. Transfer plasma to a False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL) labelled as "EDTA plasma"
  

Lt green plasma separator (PST) 

False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL)

Red/grey serum separator (SST) vial/tube, 10 mL

  

Temperature

Time

Special container

Ambient (preferred)

3 days

 

Refrigerated

7 days

 

Frozen

OK

one time

False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube + cap combo (AHL)

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)

Performance

  
AHL - Immunology: I-L
  
Mo - Fr
  
1 - 3 days
  

Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

<0.35 kU/L 

Billing

  
86003 x 11
82785 - IgE
  
Yes
  

Tracking

  
07/14/2008
  
01/31/2022
  
11/12/2021