Lab Test : Allergen, House Dust - Hollister Steir

Print this page Bookmark and Share
Alternate:H2
Includes:H2 House Dust - Hollister Steir
Department:Immunology - Blood Bank
Phone:937-641-3369
SQ Code:H2
Available:Tests are batched Monday - Friday
Turnaround:1-4 days
Specimen:Blood serum
Volume:0.8 ul
Container:Red Top or Butterscotch (Gold Top)
Temperature:Specimens may be kept at controlled room temperature for shipping purposes only. Otherwise, they should be stored at 2-8C if assayed within one week or -20C for longer term storage.
Rejection:Unlabeled, mislabeled samples, samples with the wrong anticoagulant, or improperly stored samples.
Normal:<0.35 kUA/L
Uses:Allergen-specific IgE antibody levels as measured by in vitro assays are sometimes used as grounds for instituting immunotherapy, however the results of a Specific IgE test should not be the only consideration when selecting an initial dose for immunotherapy. Prior to implementing immunotherapy, a skin test with the planned initial dilution of the immunotherapy solution should be performed to prove that the patient tolerates in vivo administration of this allergenic extract.
Limitations:Studies show no interference from icteric, lipemic or hemolytic samples.
Method:ImmunoCAP
 

Sign up for Pediatric Link

Finding the latest trusted child health and safety information doesn't have to be hard. Pediatric Link, Dayton Children's e-newsletter offers timely and up-to-date information for health care professionals from the experts you trust at Dayton Children's.  Sign up

Upcoming Events

Voyage on the Parkway: a fun event for families with preschool aged children.

Child car seat safety check by certified technicians

Blue Ribbon Nite Gala to support the Child Advocacy Center of Warren County

View full event calendarView full event calendar

The Right Experts

Just right for all kids

Accreditations

The Children's Medical Center of Dayton Dayton Children's
The Right Care for the Right Reasons

One Children's Plaza - Dayton, Ohio - 45404-1815
937-641-3000
www.childrensdayton.org