Test Overview
Test Methodology

Immunoassay

Test Usage

The Galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose (Alpha-Gal) IgE test more specifically defines the etiology of allergic responses to meat allergens in patients with a delayed onset of symptoms (3 to 6 hours after meal).

Reference Range *

<0.10 = Negative

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

2 - 5 days

Soft Order Code
VALGE
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Viracor (30039)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in SST or red top tube. Spin and aliquot into a screw capped plastic tube. Send to Specimen Processing ambient.

Yellow Top Tube
Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.2 mL serum
Storage Temperature
Ambient or frozen
Additional Information

Test performed by Viracor Eurofins

Billing
CPT Code
86008
Fee Code
AA623
NY State Approved
No