Test directory: Allergen Mix

Ordering Code5038
Test NameAllergen Mix
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in Lithium Heparin (Green), Serum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume0.5 mL
Collection InstructionsA fully drawn 5 mL SST will yield enough serum to run 1-20 Allergens.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 8 Hours
Refrigerated: 5 Days
Frozen: 3 Months
Frozen samples should be thawed only once. DO NOT use frost-free freezers.
Rejection CriteriaGrossly hemolyzed, Specimen older than stability limits,
Insufficient quantity, Capillary collected specimens (i.e
fingerstick)
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 3 Days
MethodologyFluorescent Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Allergen Mix Specific IgEALLSee report.