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Test Code 0211748 Maize, Corn Allergy, Plasma or Serum

Methodology

Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

Performing Laboratory

CentraCare Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Specimen Type: Plasma

Container/Tube: Green top (sodium heparin or lithium heparin)-Lavender-top (EDTA) tube is also acceptable.

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume: 0.1 mL plus 0.06 mL dead space

Collection Instructions: Label specimen appropriately (plasma).

 

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Serum gel or plain red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume: 0.1 mL plus 0.06 mL dead space

Collection Instructions: Label specimen appropriately (serum).

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Reference Values

Class IgE (kU/L) Interpretation
<0.35 Negative
0.35-0.70 Equivocal
0.71-3.50 Positive
3.51-17.5 Positive
17.6-50.0 Strongly Positive
50.1-100.0 Strongly Positive
>100.0 Strongly Positive

 

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

 

Test Classification and CPT Coding

86003