Allergen Profile With Total IgE, Respiratory−Area 19

CPT: 82785; 86003(x22)
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Test Includes

Area 19: Puerto Rico

Alternaria alternata; Aspergillus fumigatus; Aureobasidi pullulans; Bermuda grass; Blomia tropicalis; cat dander; Cladosporium herbarum; cockroach, German; Dermatophagoides farinae; Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus; dog dander; elm, American; eucalyptus; immunoglobulin E, total; Johnson grass; mouse urine; oak, white; Penicillium chrysogenum; pigweed, rough; pine, Australian; red top, bentgrass; sheep sorrel; wall pellitory


Detect possible allergic responses to various substances in the environment (see Test Includes) and evaluate for hay fever, asthma, atopic eczema, and respiratory allergy. The quantitative allergen-specific IgE test is indicated (1) to determine whether an individual has elevated allergen-specific IgE antibodies; (2) if specific allergic sensitivity is needed to allow immunotherapy to be initiated; (3) when testing individuals for agents that may potentially cause anaphylaxis; (4) when evaluating individuals who are taking medication (eg, long-acting antihistamines) that may interfere with other testing modalities (eg, skin testing); (5) if immunotherapy or other therapeutic measures based on skin testing results have not led to a satisfactory remission of symptoms; (6) when an individual is unresponsive to medical management where identification of offending allergens may be beneficial.


Thermo Fisher ImmunoCAP®

Specimen Requirements




3.5 mL


Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Storage Instructions

Room temperature

Causes for Rejection

Inadequate labeling; gross hemolysis

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