Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

8 hours

MiChart Code
Weed Panel 1, IgE
Soft Order Code
WEED1

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Phadia ImmunoCAP System Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

Test Usage

Allergy Testing. The multiallergen IgE antibody test, combined with measurement of IgE in serum, is a very sensitive first-order test for allergic disease.

Reference Range

< 0.35 kU/L. A pooled reagent is used for each panel; a single non-specific result will be reported for each panel.

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

Specimen Requirements

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. The desired allergen(s) must be specified; see the MLabs Allergen Requisition availalble online at http://mlabs.umich.edu/files/pdfs/REQ-mlabs_allergen_req.pdf or contact the MLabs Client Services Center for a listing of available allergens.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum for each allergen panel requested
Minimum Volume
 

Billing Information

CPT Code
86003 each panel
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
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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.