Test Overview
Test Methodology

Phadia ImmunoCAP System Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

Test Usage

Allergy Testing. The multiallergen IgE antibody test, combined with measurement of IgE in serum, is a very sensitive first-order test for allergic disease.

Reference Range *

A pooled reagent is used for each panel and a single non-specific result is reported for each panel.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

8 hours

Soft Order Code
  • IgE Antibodies, Multi-Allergen, Serum
  • RAST, Multiple Allergen Panel
  • House Dust Panel, IgE [DUSTP] [21566]
  • Mold Panel, IgE [MOLDP] [21567]
  • TREE1
  • Tree Panel 1, IgE [TREE1] [21568]
  • WEED1
  • Weed Panel 1, IgE [WEED1] [21569]
  • GRAS1
  • Grass Panel 1, IgE [GRAS1] [21570]
  • Cockroach
  • House Dust Mites D.F.
  • House Dust Mites D.P.
  • Hollister-Stier Mix
  • Silver Birch
  • Box Elder
  • Elm
  • Oak
  • Walnut
  • Alternaria tenuis
  • Aspergillus fumigatus
  • Candida albicans
  • Cladosporium herbarum
  • Helminthosporium halodes
  • Penicillium notatum
  • English Plantain
  • Lamb’s Quarters
  • Mugwort
  • Ragweed (Short)
  • Russian Thistle
  • June KY Blue
  • Meadow Fescue
  • Orchard Grass
  • Rye
  • Timothy Grass
Chemical Pathology
Special Chemistry
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in an SST or red top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate for up to 1 week or freeze for longer storage. The desired allergen(s) must be specified; see the MLabs Allergen Requisition by contacting the MLabs Client Services Center for a listing of available allergens.

Alternate Specimen
Red top tube; Plasma: EDTA, lithium heparin or sodium heparin
Normal Volume
1 mL serum for each allergen panel requested
Additional Information

Panels include the following allergens: House Dust Panel, IgE (DUSTP): Cockroach, House Dust Mites D.F., House Dust Mites D.P., Hollister-Stier Mix; Mold Panel, IgE (MOLDP): Alternaria tenuis, Aspergillus fumigatus, Candida albicans, Cladosprorium herbarum, Helminthosprorium halodes, Penicillium notatum; Tree Panel 1, IgE (TREE1): Silver Birch, Box Elder, Elm, Oak, Walnut; Weed Panel 1 (WEED1): English Plantain, Lamb’s Quarters, Mugwort, Ragweed (Short), Russian Thistle; Grass Panel 1 (GRAS1): June KY Blue, Meadow Fescue, Orchard Grass, Rye, Timothy Grass.

CPT Code
86003 each panel