Allergen, Mini Screen




Test Mnemonic

MINI

CPT Codes

  • 86003 - QTY (10)

Aliases

  • ALGN Mini Screen
  • RAST Mini Screen

Performing Laboratory

Cleveland Clinic Laboratories


Specimen Requirements

Volume Type Container Collect Temperature Transport Temperature Special Instructions
1.6 mLSerumSST (Gold) Refrigerated 

Alternate Specimen Requirements

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

Minimum Specimen Requirements

Volume Type Container Collect Temperature Transport Temperature Special Instructions
0.8 mL    Submitting the minimum volume will not allow for repeat testing or addons. Required volume of 1.6 mL 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, Alternaria tenuis (alternata) IgE
Sex Age From Age To Type Range Range Unit
       Normal< 0.35kU/L
Allergen, Bermuda Grass IgE
Sex Age From Age To Type Range Range Unit
       Normal< 0.35kU/L
Allergen, Cat Dander IgE
Sex Age From Age To Type Range Range Unit
       Normal< 0.35kU/L
Allergen, Dermatophagoides farinae IgE
Sex Age From Age To Type Range Range Unit
       Normal< 0.35kU/L
Allergen, Dog Dander IgE
Sex Age From Age To Type Range Range Unit
       Normal< 0.35kU/L
Allergen, Elm Tree IgE
Sex Age From Age To Type Range Range Unit
       Normal< 0.35kU/L
Allergen, English Plantain (Ribwort) IgE
Sex Age From Age To Type Range Range Unit
       Normal< 0.35kU/L
Allergen, June Grass (Kentucky Blue, Meadow) IgE
Sex Age From Age To Type Range Range Unit
       Normal< 0.35kU/L
Allergen, Oak Tree IgE
Sex Age From Age To Type Range Range Unit
       Normal< 0.35kU/L
Allergen, Short (Common) Ragweed 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