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Methodology: ImmunoCAP®
Edit Date: 7/13/2010
Components: Alternaria alternata (tenuis) (mould)/ Cat Dander / Cockroach / D. farinae (mite) / D. pteronyssinus (mite) / Dog Dander / Egg White / Fish-Cod / Hormodendrum (mould) / Milk (Cow) / Peanut / Shrimp / Soybean / Walnut / Wheat / IgE Serum, Total
Performed: Monday-Saturday
Released: Same day as tested
CPT Code: 82785 / 86003 x 15
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and immediately separate serum from cells into a plastic vial. Refrigerate.
Stability: 48 hours ambient, 14 days refrigerated, or 1 year frozen.
Standard Volume: 2 mL serum.
Minimum Volume: 1.5 mL serum.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic specimen.
This test may require insurance company prior authorization before ordering.
Please check the prior authorization list
Failure to gain preauthorization may result in denial of coverage.

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