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Test Code MISCLM Nuts Allergen Profile

Additional Codes

 

MAYO Test ID

NUTSP

EPIC Test ID

LAB2608

 

Reporting Name

Nuts Allergen Profile

Useful For

Establishing a diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms

 

Identifying allergens responsible for anaphylaxis, confirming sensitization to particular allergens prior to beginning immunotherapy, and investigating the specificity of allergic reactions to insect venom allergens, drugs, or chemical allergens

Profile Information

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
ALM Almond, IgE Yes Yes
SESA Sesame Seed, IgE Yes Yes
PEAN Peanut, IgE Yes Yes
PEC Pecan-Food, IgE Yes Yes
CCNT Coconut, IgE Yes Yes

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Additional Information: See Allergens-IgE Antibodies in Special Instructions.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  90 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Reference Values

For allergens ALM, SESA, PEC and CCNT:

Class

IgE kU/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

Reference values apply to all ages.

 

For Allergen PEAN:

Class

IgE kU/L

Interpretation

0

<0.10

Negative

0/1

0.10-0.34

Borderline/Equivocal

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

Reference values apply to all ages.

CPT Code Information

86003 x 5

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
NUTSP Nuts Allergen Profile In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
ALM Almond, IgE 6019-4
CCNT Coconut, IgE 6081-4
PEAN Peanut, IgE 6206-7
PEC Pecan-Food, IgE 6208-3
SESA Sesame Seed, IgE 6242-2

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Analytic Time

Same day/1 day