Test directory: Russian thistle (w11) IgE

Ordering Code 6877
Test Name Russian thistle (w11) IgE
Alias w11
Preferred Specimen Serum
Preferred Container SST (Red-Gray)
Other Specimen/Container Plasma in EDTA, K2 (Lavender),
Plasma in Sodium Heparin (Green), Serum in Plain (Red)
SST (Gold)
Optimum Volume 4 mL (Up to 40 Allergens)
Collection Instructions Draw a full 8 mL TT SST for up to 40 allergens; a second TT for 41-80; a third TT if more.
Handling Instructions >40 Allergens, add another tube in Antrim Order Entry Grid.
Transport Requirements Oahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen Stability Ambient: 8 Hours
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Frozen: 3 Months
Rejection Criteria Grossly hemolyzed, Insufficient quantity, Specimen older than stability limits, Avoid repeated freezing and thawing,
Do NOT use frost-free freezers
Avail. Stat NO
Analytic Time Up to 3 Days
Methodology Fluorescent Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

Reference range(s)

Component Age Male Norm Male Critical Low Male Critical High Female Norm Female Critical High Female Critical Low Units Add'l info
Russian thistle (w11) IgE ALL kU/L See report.
Class ALL See report.
Allergen Specific IgE ALL See report.