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Test Code PAS3 Pediatric Allergy Screen <3 Years, Serum

Additional Codes

MLAB: YPAS3

Powerchart: NA

Epic: Peds Allergy Scrn <3 Years, Serum

MA Cerner: Pediatric Allergy Screen <3 Years, Serum

Reporting Name

Pediatric Allergy Scrn <3 Yrs, S

Useful For

Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.

 

Testing also may be useful to identify allergens which may be responsible for allergic disease and /or anaphylactic episode, to confirm sensitization to particular allergens prior to beginning immunotherapy, and to investigate the specificity of allergic reactions to insect venom allergens, drugs, or chemical allergens.

Profile Information

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
EGG Egg White, IgE Yes Yes
MILK Milk, IgE Yes Yes
WHT Wheat, IgE Yes Yes
SOY Soybean, IgE Yes Yes
DF House Dust Mites/D.F., IgE Yes Yes

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Specimen Volume: 0.7 mL

Additional Information: See Allergens-IgE Antibodies in Special Instructions.

Forms: If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send an Allergen Test Request Form (T236) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/allergen-test-request-form.pdf).


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  90 days

Reference Values

Class

IgE kU/L

Interpretation

0

<0.35

Negative

1

0.35-0.69

Equivocal

2

0.70-3.49

Positive

3

3.50-17.4

Positive

4

17.5-49.9

Strongly positive

5

50.0-99.9

Strongly positive

6

≥100

Strongly positive

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

86003 x 5

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
PAS3 Pediatric Allergy Scrn <3 Yrs, S In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
DF House Dust Mites/D.F., IgE 6095-4
EGG Egg White, IgE 6106-9
MILK Milk, IgE 7258-7
SOY Soybean, IgE 6248-9
WHT Wheat, IgE 6276-0

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Method Name

Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)