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Immunoglobulin E (IgE)

Test Name:Immunoglobulin E (IgE)
Epic Order Code:LAB74
CPT Code:82785  
Specimen(s) Type:Serum, 1.0 mL
Acceptable Container(s):Tube top is light green.
Testing Schedule:Monday - Friday
Turn Around Time:STAT: NA
 Routine: 48-72 hours
Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain by standard collection procedures.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Client: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 within 7 days. If longer storage is required, store and transport the sample at -20° C up to 6 months.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient volume, incorrect/delay in transport.
Reference Range:1 - 5 yrs: 0.0 - 60.0 IU/mL
 6 - 9 yrs: 0.0 - 90.0 IU/mL
 10 - 17 yrs: 0.0 - 200.0 IU/mL
 > 18 yrs: 0.0 - 114.0 IU/mL
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