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Test Code JACKAL Yellow Jacket IgE

Important Note

Due to the rise and fall of circulating specific IgE antibodies to insect venom, blood samples for testing with venom ImmunoCAP should be collected from 2-3 weeks up to 6 months after an insect sting.

Epic Code

Lab1684

Methodology

ImmunoCap by Phadia

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Gold top serum gel
(5ml draw, full tube)
Specimen Minimum Volume: 2 mL serum

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Reference Values

Value (kU/L)

Interpretation

<0.35 Normal
0.35-0.70 Low (Class 1)
0.71-3.50 Moderate (Class 2)
3.51-17.50 High (Class 3)
17.5-50.0 Very High (Class 4)
50.01-100.0 Very High (Class 5)
>100.0 Very High (Class 6)

Day(s) Test Set Up

Performed Monday through Friday for specimens received by 7 am.  Usual turn-around time is 1 to 3 days

 

Test Classification and CPT Coding

86003