Thermo Phadia ImmunoCAP System, Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)
Walnut allergen component tests are utilized for a more detailed assessment of patients with a suspected walnut allergy. Sensitization to a certain walnut components is strongly associated with risk of a systemic walnut reaction.
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 Walnut Component Panel includes Walnut IgE (WNUT), rJug r1 Walnut IgE (R1WN) and rJug r3 Walnut IgE (R3WN). Each of these components may also be ordered individually.