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Test Code FSFLE Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius) IgE

Method Name

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Reporting Name

Safflower IgE

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube(s) is acceptable. Spin down and send 0.5 mL of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Frozen  365 days
  Ambient  28 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

NA

Thawing

Warm OK; Cold OK

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Reference Values

<0.35 kU/L

Interpretation

Class

IgE (kU/L)

Comment

0                      <0.35                              Below Detection

1                      0.35 – 0.69                       Low Positive

2                      0.70 – 3.49                       Moderate Positive

3                      3.50 – 17.49                     Positive

4                      17.50 – 49.99                   Strong Positive

5                      50.00 – 99.99                   Very Strong Positive

6                      >99.99                            Very Strong Positive

Method Description

The conventional EIA uses allergen-coated discs from several suppliers and an enzyme-labeled anti-IgE.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Analytic Time

2 - 3 days

Performing Laboratory

Viracor Eurofins

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Viracor Eurofins. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

86003

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FSFLE Safflower IgE 7676-0

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z3100 Safflower IgE 7676-0
Z3101 Class 16001-0