84260:ALLERGEN, FOOD PROFILE, IgG & IgE

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84260:ALLERGEN, FOOD PROFILE, IgG & IgE
Alias Names: Allergy / Food panel / Allergy Profile
Methodology: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Edit Date: 8/4/2009
Performed: Varies
Released: 3 days after setup at reference lab. Testing can be completed after 7 days with a disclaimer.
CPT Code: 86001-90 x88 / 86003-90 x88
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: Three 7.5 mL serum separator tubes (SST). Also acceptable: Three 5 mL red top tubes.
Handling: Centrifuge and separate serum into plastic vials.
Stability: 7 days refrigerated.
Standard Volume: 6 mL serum
Minimum Volume: 6 mL serum
Transport: Refrigerated.
Comments: This test can be used for a general food panel or a vegetarian food panel.
This test may require insurance company prior authorization before ordering.
Please check the
preauthorization list.

Failure to gain preauthorization may result in denial of coverage.