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Test Code LAB1707/2192/F18 IgE (F18) BRAZIL NUT

Important Note

Immunology - Allergy

Specimen Type

PREFERRED: 1, 7 ML  GEL BARRIER SST CLOT TUBE (SERUM)

 

ALTERNATE:
1 LAVENDER TOP EDTA TUBE (PLASMA)
OR
1 SODIUM HEPARIN TUBE (PLASMA)

Specimen Required

MIN: 0.5 ML SERUM OR PLASMA

PROCESSING INSTRUCTIONS

INPATIENT: BRING DIRECTLY TO LABORATORY, WITHOUT DELAY.

 

CENTRAL PROCESSING:
SERUM: ALLOW BLOOD TO CLOT UPRIGHT FOR 30 MINUTES AT ROOM TEMPERATURE, CENTRIFUGE, THEN REFRIGERATE SERUM.
PLASMA: CENTRIFUGE AND SEPARATE PLASMA FROM BLOOD (INTO A PLASTIC 12 x75 TUBE) AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AFTER COLLECTION, THEN REFRIGERATE PLASMA.

 

OUTPATIENT:
SERUM: ALLOW BLOOD TO CLOT UPRIGHT FOR 30 MINUTES AT ROOM TEMPERATURE, CENTRIFUGE, THEN REFRIGERATE.
PLASMA: CENTRIFUGE AND SEPARATE PLASMA FROM BLOOD (INTO A PLASTIC 12 x75 TUBE) AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AFTER COLLECTION, AND REFRIGERATE PLASMA.

METHOD

ImmunoCAP; FEIA

Specimen Retention Time

7 DAYS

TRANSPORT TEMPERATURE

REFRIGERATED

DAY(S) TEST PERFORMED

MONDAY-FRIDAY

CPT

86003

LOINC

6050-9

SYNONYMS

FOOD
NUT

SPECIMEN STABILITY FOR TESTING

REFRIGERATED: UP TO 7 DAYS