Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

2 - 4 days

MiChart Code
CHER
Soft Order Code
CHER

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

Test Usage

In vitro serum testing for IgE antibodies provides an indication of the immune response to allergen(s) that may be associated with allergic disease.

Reference Range

Class 0: <0.35 kU/L= Negative; Class 1: 0.35-0.69 kU/L= Equivocal; Class 2: 0.70-3.49 kU/L= Positive; Class 3: 3.50-17.4 kU/L= Positive; Class 4: 17.5-49.9 kU/L= Strongly positive; Class 5: 50.0-99.9 kU/L=
Strongly positive; Class 6: > or =100 kU/L Strongly positive

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect specimen in SST tube. Send to Specimen Processing

Collection Offsite

Collect specimen in SST tube. Spin and aliquot into screw capped plastic tube. Send to Specimen Processing refrigerated.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
For 1 allergen: 0.3 mL; For more than 1 allergen: (0.05 mL x number of allergens) + 0.25 mL dead space

Billing Information

CPT Code
86003
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
 

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.