Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Immunoglobulin E,Serum

Test Name: Immunoglobulin E,Serum
Alternate Name(s): IgE, Total
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube or 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube

Plasma is also acceptable. Green Vacutainer (Li Heparin)

Pediatric:
0-2 years: Red 0.5 mL Microtainer
2-10 years: 2 mL Red top tube
Collection Information: Collect blood aseptically in a Vacutainer tube.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Batch analysis
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
7 days
Stat
N/A
 
Reference Range: 0 1 year: ≤15 kU/L
1 6 years: ≤60 kU/L
6 10 years: ≤90 kU/L
10 16 years: ≤200 kU/L
>16 years: ≤100 kU/L
Effective Date: 2010-01-11
Revised Date: 2018-09-20
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Store serum at 2 8oC for up to 7 days; -20oC for longer storage.
Ship at ambient temperature between campuses, otherwise ship frozen.
System Codes: 
Cerner
IGE
 
Referred To:  

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