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Test Code MISCLM Pediatric Allergy Screen 3 to 8 Years, Serum

Additional Codes

 

MAYO Test ID

PAS38

EPIC Test ID

2608

 

Reporting Name

Pediatric Allergy Scrn 3-8 Yrs, S

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.

 

Testing also may be useful to identify allergens which may be responsible for allergic disease and /or anaphylactic episode, to confirm sensitization to particular allergens prior to beginning immunotherapy, and to investigate the specificity of allergic reactions to insect venom allergens, drugs, or chemical allergens.

Profile Information

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
EGG Egg White, IgE Yes Yes
DF House Dust Mites/D.F., IgE Yes Yes
TIMG Timothy Grass, IgE Yes Yes
SRW Short Ragweed, IgE Yes Yes
CAT Cat Epithelium, IgE Yes Yes
ALTN Alternaria Tenuis, IgE Yes Yes

Method Name

Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Specimen Volume: 0.8 mL

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


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.6 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

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.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

CPT Code Information

86003 x 6

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
PAS38 Pediatric Allergy Scrn 3-8 Yrs, S In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
ALTN Alternaria Tenuis, IgE 6020-2
CAT Cat Epithelium, IgE 6833-8
DF House Dust Mites/D.F., IgE 6095-4
EGG Egg White, IgE 6106-9
SRW Short Ragweed, IgE 6085-5
TIMG Timothy Grass, IgE 6265-3

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