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Allergen, Southeast Regional Panel

Test Name:Allergen, Southeast Regional Panel
Epic Order Code:LAB5459
CPT Code:86003  
Specimen(s) Type:Serum; 2 tubes required.
Acceptable Container(s):2X Top is red
Testing Schedule:Monday-Friday
Turn Around Time:STAT: N/A
 Routine: 1-3 days
Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain specimen by standard collection procedures. 2 red top tubes required.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to the lab within 1 hour, centrifuge the specimen and remove serum from the red cells. Store and transport at 2-8° C. Specimen must be received in the lab within 5 days. If longer storage is required, store and transport the sample at -20° C for up to 30 days.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport.
Reference Range:N/A
Additional Information:Panel includes Bermuda grass, Timothy grass, Common ragweed, Common pigweed, Rough marsh elder, Box elder, Silver birch, Mountain juniper, Oak tree, Elm tree, Walnut tree, Pecan/Hickory tree, White mulberry, D. pteronyssinus, D. farinae, Penicillium, Cladosporium, A. fumigatus, Alternaria, Cat dander, Dog dander, Cockroach, Johnson grass and Bahia grass.