Dermatophagoides microceras

CPT: 86003
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Test Details

Use

Detect possible allergic responses to Dermatophagoides microceras, a house dust mite. Quantitative allergen-specific IgE test is indicated:

• To determine whether a patient has elevated allergen-specific IgE antibodies

• If specific allergic sensitivity is needed to allow immunotherapy to be initiated

• When testing patients for agents that may potentially cause anaphylaxis

• When evaluating patients who are taking medications (eg, long-acting antihistamines) that interfere with other testing modalities (eg, skin testing)

• If immunotherapy or other therapeutic measures based on skin testing results have not led to a satisfactory remission of symptoms

• When a patient is unresponsive to medical management where identification of offending allergens may be beneficial

Methodology

Thermo Fisher ImmunoCAP®

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum

Volume

0.2 mL

Minimum Volume

0.1 mL

Container

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Storage Instructions

Room temperature

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
604786 D003-D. microceras (mite) 14036-8 604786 D003-D. microceras (mite) kU/L 14036-8
Reflex Table for D003-D. microceras (mite)
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 602444 Class Description 602444 Class Description N/A

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