Allergen Profile, Basic Food Profile

CPT: 86003(x9); 86005
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Test Details

Test Includes

Beef; chocolate; corn; egg (whole); fish/shell mix; milk (cow); peanut; pork; soybean; wheat

Use

Detect possible IgE-mediated responses to various foods

Limitations

Results should be interpreted in the context of all available and clinical laboratory findings.

Methodology

Thermo Fisher ImmunoCAP®

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum

Volume

1 mL

Container

One 8.5 mL red-top tube or one 8.5 mL gel-barrier tube

Storage Instructions

Room temperature

Clinical Information

References

Sampson HA. Clinical practice. Peanut allergy. N Engl J Med. 2002 Apr 25; 346(17):1294-1299. 11973367
Sampson HA. Immunological approaches to the treatment of food allergy. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2001; 12(Suppl 14):91-96. 11380908
Sampson HA. Improving in vitro tests for the diagnosis of food hypersensitivity. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Jun; 2(3):257-261. 12045424
Sampson HA. Utility of food-specific IgE concentrations in predicting symptomatic food allergy. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2001 May; 107(5):891-896. 11344358
Sampson HA, Ho DG. Relationship between food-specific IgE concentrations and the risk of positive food challenges in children and adolescents. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1997 Oct; 100(4):444-451.9338535

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