Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: July 22, 2024 @ 9:13 am


Allergy - Immunocap, Peanut Protein Panel [IgE]

  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
  • 3 mL (Min:2 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 3 mL (Min:2 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • Recommend a Total IgE (Test 2274) be ordered in addition to allergen testing.
Stability:Ambient: 1 Day(s); Refrigerated: 1 Week(s); Frozen: 12 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Fluorescent Enzyme Immunoassay (ImmunoCAP)
Performed:Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Reported:2-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86008x6
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.

Peanut (f13) - High levels of peanut IgE can predict the likelihood of peanut sensitivity, but may not be solely predictive of reactions or allergic response.
Ara h 8 (f352) - LOW RISK of systemic reaction; Risk of mild, localized symptoms, such as itching/tingling of the lips, mouth, and oropharynx; cross-reactive with pollens (e.g., birch)
Ara h 9 (f427) - VARIABLE RISK of systemic reaction including anaphylaxis; often accompanied by sensitization to other peanut proteins; cross-reactive with fruits with pits (e.g., peaches)
Ara h 1, 2, 3 (f421, f423, f424) - HIGH RISK of systemic reaction including anaphylaxis; sensitization to Ara h 2 is nearly always associated with clinical peanut allergy
  • 80311 - ARA H 1
  • 80312 - ARA H 2
  • 80313 - ARA H 3
  • 80019 - ARA H 6
  • 80314 - ARA H 8 PR-10
  • 80315 - ARA H 9 LTP
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