Melon, IgE

Alphabetical Test listing

Melon, IgE-13455

  
Melon, IgE
  
13455
  
LAB13455
  
MELON
  
Allergen
Armenian cucumber
Cantaloupe
Common melon
Cucumis melos spp
F087
Honeydew
Muskmelon
  

Detect possible allergic responses to various substances in the environment such as animals, antibiotics, foods, grasses, house dust, mites, insects, insulin, molds, smuts, trees, and weeds; evaluate hay fever, asthma, atopic eczema, and respiratory allergy.

Allergen useful for bullet list Quantitative allergen-specific IgE test is indicated:

  • To determine if a patient has elevated allergen-specific IgE antibodies
  • If specific allergic sensitivity is needed to allow immunotherapy to be initiated
  • When testing patients for agents which may potentially cause anaphylaxis
  • When evaluating patients who are taking medications (eg, long-acting antihistamines) which interfere with other testing modalities (eg, skin testing)
  • If immunotherapy or other therapeutic measures based on skin testing results have not led to a satisfactory remission of symptoms
  • When patient is unresponsive to medical management where identification of offending allergens may be beneficial
  
Serum
  
  
0.2 mL
  
0.1 mL
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
  

Spin and separate

  
  

Ambient (preferred) - 14 days

Refrigerated - 14 days

Frozen - 3 months

  
LabCorp Burlington (602737): R-LC
  
Daily
  
4 days
  

ImmunoCAP®

  

Negative: < 0.1 kU/L

  
86003
  
Yes
  
  
Result 57884-9
  
04/05/2019
  
11/08/2019
  
03/09/2021