Allergen, Lettuce IgE




Test Mnemonic

LETUCE

CPT Codes

  • 86003 - QTY (1)

LOINC ®

6161-4

Aliases

  • ALGN Lettuce
  • Allergen, Lettuce IgE
  • RAST Lettuce

Performing Laboratory

Cleveland Clinic Laboratories


Specimen Requirements

Volume Type Container Collect Temperature Transport Temperature Special Instructions
0.5 mLSerumSST (Gold) RefrigeratedAn extra 50uL will be required for each additional allergen ordered.

Alternate Specimen Requirements

Volume Type Container Collect Temperature Transport Temperature Special Instructions
0.5 mLPlasmaLithium heparin PST (Lt. Green)   
0.5 mLPlasmaEDTA (Lavender)   

Minimum Specimen Requirements

Volume Type Container Collect Temperature Transport Temperature Special Instructions
0.3 mL    Submitting the minimum volume will not allow for repeat testing or addons. Required volume of 0.5mL is preferred when possible.

Stability

Environmental Condition Description
Ambient1 day
Refrigerated30 days
Frozen30 days

Days Performed

Sun - Sat

Turnaround Time

1 - 2 days

Methodology

Name Description
Fluorescent Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA) by ImmunoCAP 

Reference Range

Allergen, Lettuce IgE
Sex Age From Age To Type Range Range Unit
       Normal< 0.35kU/L

Special Info

An extra 50uL will be required for each additional allergen ordered.

Clinical Info

Specific evaluation of allergic reactions. IgE (kU/L) Interpretation:<0.35, Class 0 - Below Detection;0.35 - 0.69, Class 1 - Low;0.70 - 3.49, Class 2 - Moderate;3.50 - 17.49, Class 3 - High;17.50 - 49.99, Class 4 - Very High;50 - 99.99, Class 5 - Very High;>=100, Class 6 - Very High