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Test Code ABIGE Anti-IgE

Method Name

ELISA

Reporting Name

Anti-IgE

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube(s) is acceptable.  Spin down and send 1 mL of serum ambient in a plastic vial.


Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Ambient (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  365 days
  Refrigerated  14 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK: Gross Reject

Thawing

Warm OK; Cold OK

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

Mild OK: Gross Reject

Other

NA

Reference Values

Normal

 

This ELISA measures IgG antibodies specific for IgE. A result of normal indicates that the level of IgG anti-IgE antibodies is similar to that seen in a population of healthy individuals. A result of elevated indicates an increased level of IgG anti-IgE antibodies compared to healthy individuals. These autoantibodies have been iplicated as a causative agent in autoimmune chronic urticaria and atopic dermatitis.

 

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Set up Wednesday, Report Thursday

Performing Laboratory

Viracor Eurofins

CPT Code Information

83516

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FANTI Anti-IgE Not Provided

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
FANTI Anti-IgE Not Provided