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Allergens, Inhalants/Foods, Western Allergy Profile (0055129)


Quantitative ImmunoCAP Fluorescent Enzyme Immunoassay

Specimen Type


Performing Lab


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days


Standard TAT

1-3 Days

Collection Information

Specimen Required

3-6 mL Blood

Container Type

Gold Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Collection Instructions

Multiple specimen tubes should be avoided.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 48 Hours; Refrigerated: 2 Weeks (Preferred); Frozen: 1 Year

Rejection Criteria

Hemolyzed; Icteric; Lipemic specimens

Test Volume Required

2.55 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

1.16 mL Serum

Processing Instructions

Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated. Send sample with Apollo Courier at daily pick up.

Included Tests

Allergens included: Alternaria alternata (tenuis), Aspergillus fumigatus, Bent/Redtop Grass, Candida albicans, Cat Epithelium & Dander, Cottonwood Tree, Dog Dander, Egg White, Egg Yolk, English Plantain, False Ragweed, Feather Mix, Hormodendrum (Cladosporium), Horsehair & Dander, House Dust Greer, June Grass/Kentucky Bluegrass, Lamb's Quarters, Milk (Cow's), Peanut, Penicillium notatum, Soybean, Western Ragweed, Wheat, Willow Tree.

CPT Codes

86003 (x23); 86005