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

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

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Monday - Saturday

Analytic Time

2 - 5 days

Soft Order Code

VALGE

Laboratory

Sendout

Laboratory Reference

Viracor (30039)

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Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

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

Container

Yellow Top Tube
Red Top Tube

Normal Volume

0.5 mL serum

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL serum

Additional Information

Test performed by Viracor Eurofins

Billing Information

Fee Codes


CPT Code

86008

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