Name: Immunoglobulin E
Test Name: Immunoglobulin E
Health Link Test Code: IGE
LIS Test Code: IGE
CPT Code(s): 82785
IgE is responsible for the clinical picture observed in immediate-type allergies. In allergic diseases such as atopic dermatitis or asthma, the serum IgE concentrations generally correlate with the intensity of exposure to the allergen and with the intensity of allergic symptoms.
Days Performed: Daily.
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 4 hours.
Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 hour.
Collection Container: Red cap with yellow ring (SST)
Also Acceptable: Red top
Collection Volume: 3 mL
Pediatric Collection Volume: 1 mL
Sample Analyzed: Serum
Testing Volume: 1 mL
Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.3 mL
Centrifuge within 2 hours and transfer cell-free serum to plastic vial. Refrigerate.
Transport specimen to UWHC Hospital Laboratory. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.
Grossly hemolyzed specimens are unacceptable.
|16 years and up:||0-99|
Interpretation Type: Reference Interval
High Rheumatoid factor level