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Test Code GLUTEN Gluten, IgE, Serum, LAB1706

Performing Laboratory

St. Luke's Hospital Cedar Rapids

Specimen Requirements

 

Serum

Container/Tube: Serum gel tube or plain, red-top tube

Specimen: 40 uL for each allergen in addition to 200 uL for dead space serum

Note: Label specimen appropriately (serum).

Minimum Specimen Volume

Serum: 300 uL for one allergen

Specimen Stability Information

 

Specimen Type Temperature Time
 

 

 

   

 

Serum

Refrigerated (preferred)

7 days

  Frozen

Indefinite

 

Reference Values

 

Class

SIgE kUA/L

Interpretation
0 <0.35 Negative
1 0.35 - 0.69

Equivocal

2 0.70 - 3.49

Positive

3 3.50 - 17.4

Positive

4 17.5 - 49.9

Strongly Positive

5 50.0 - 99.9

Strongly Positive

6

≥100

Strongly Positive

 

Useful For

Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Friday

Methodology

Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

Test Classification And CPT Coding

86003