Test Overview

Test Methodology

Thermo Phadia ImmunoCAP System, Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

Test Usage

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.

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Monday - Friday

Analytic Time

8 hours

Soft Order Code

WNUTP

MiChart Code

Walnut IgE Component Panel

Laboratory

Chemical Pathology

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Specimen Requirements

Offsite 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.

Container

Yellow Top Tube

Normal Volume

1.5 mL serum

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL serum

Additional Information

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.

Billing Information

Fee Codes


CPT Code

86003 (WNUT), 86008 x 2 (R1WN, R3WM)

LOINC

6273-7 (WNUT), 81790-8 (R1WN), 81789-0 (R3WN)

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