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Point of Care Testing
Pathology Lab Manual
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2.0 mL blood
Volume and Container
5.0 mL gold top SST blood tube
Storage and Transport
Serum stored refrigerated until ready for transport to Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester
Causes for Rejection
Specimens other than serum, warm serum
Turn Around Time
3-8 business days from time of collection
Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm, except observed holidays
CPT / HCPCS Code
May be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms
Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester
Test performed Monday-Saturday at Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester
See reference lab report
Limitations and Contraindications
Not useful in patients previously treated with immunotherapy, or those whom the medical management does not depend upon identification of allergen specificity.
Detection IgE antibodies indicates an increased likelihood of allergic disease as opposed to other etiologies and defines the allergens that may be responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms
CPOE Test Name
Ref Misc Referral Lab Test, type Ascaris IgE in Test Name REF
Created at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
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