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Squid, IgE, Serum

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Ordering Guidance


Designate specific allergens from the list in Allergens - Immunoglobulin E (IgE) Antibodies in Special Instructions.



Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL for every 5 allergens requested


Specimen Minimum Volume

For 1 allergen: 0.3 mL
For more than 1 allergen: (0.05 mL x number of allergens) + 0.25 mL dead space

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
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) Performed

Monday through Friday

CPT Code Information

86003

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SQUID Squid, IgE 6858-5

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
SQUID Squid, IgE 6858-5

Report Available

Same day/1 to 3 days

Specimen Retention Time

14 days