Lab Test : Immunoglobulin E

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Alternate:IgE
Includes:N/A
Department:Immunology-Serology
Phone:(937) 641-3369
SQ Code:IGE
Available:Mon - Fri, first shift only
Turnaround:3 - 5 days
Specimen:Blood
Volume:1.0 mL
Container:Red top tube or 2 serum separator microtainers
Temperature:N/A
Rejection:Heat inactivated serum.
Normal:
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face="Arial">Adults
Below

25 kU/l
Above

100 kU/l
84%

non-atopic
78%

atopic



































































































































face="Arial">Children
Age Mean

Value kU/l
6

Weeks
0.6
3

mo.
1.0
6

mo.
1.8
9

mo.
2.6
12

mo
3.2
2

yr.
5.7
3

yr.
8.0
4

yr.
10
5

yr.
12
6

yr.
14
7

yr.
16
8

yr.
18
9

yr.
20
10

yr.
22
Uses:Diagnosis and management of patients with atopic disease such as asthma, hay fever, eczema, and in patients with respiratory allergies; in patients with parasitic infections. Limitations:N/A Method:Fluorescence enzyme immunoassay (FEIA)  

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