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Test Code TIGE Immunoglobulin E (IgE), Serum, LAB74

Performing Laboratory

St. Luke's Hospital Cedar Rapids

Specimen Requirements

Serum

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

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

Note: Label specimen appropriately (serum).

Minimum Specimen Volume

Serum: 300 uL

Specimen Stability Information

 

Specimen Type Temperature Time
 

 

 

   

 

Serum

Refrigerated (preferred)

7 days

  Frozen

Indefinite

 

Useful For

As an initial (screening) test for allergic disease.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Friday

Test Classification And CPT Coding

82785