Allergen Profile, Basic Food Profile

Methodology: 
Thermo Fisher ImmunoCAP®
Performed: 
Monday - Friday
Use: 
This test is used to detect possible IgE-mediated responses to various foods.
 
The test includes:
  • Beef
  • Chocolate
  • Corn
  • Egg (whole)
  • Fish/Shell mix
  • Milk (cow)
  • Peanut
  • Pork
  • Soybean
  • Wheat

Limitations

Results should be interpreted in the context of all available and clinical laboratory findings.
Specimen Requirements: 

Type: Serum 

Container/Tube: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
 

Sample Volume: 8.5 mL

Storage: Refrigerate specimens immediately after collection.
CPT Code (s): 
86003 (x 9), 86005
Notes: 

UFHPL Test #: 68005

UFHPL Epic order code: LAB5027

References

  • Sampson HA. Clinical practice. Peanut allergy. N Engl J Med. 2002 Apr 25; 346(17):1294-1299. PubMed 11973367
  • Sampson HA. Immunological approaches to the treatment of food allergy. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2001; 12(Suppl 14):91-96. PubMed 11380908
  • Sampson HA. Improving in vitro tests for the diagnosis of food hypersensitivity. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2002 Jun; 2(3):257-261. PubMed 12045424
  • Sampson HA. Utility of food-specific IgE concentrations in predicting symptomatic food allergy. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2001 May; 107(5):891-896. PubMed 11344358
  • Sampson HA, Ho DG. Relationship between food-specific IgE concentrations and the risk of positive food challenges in children and adolescents. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1997 Oct; 100(4):444-451.PubMed 9338535
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