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Allergen profile, ImmunoCAP specific immunoglobulin E (IgE).
To assist in identifying environmental and occupational allergens responsible for causing allergic reactions.
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.
Method: Immunoassay or fluorescence enzyme immunoassay (FEIA).
|Immunoassay and ImmunoCAP Scoring Guide (FEIA)||Conventional and SI Units Allergen-Specific IgE|
|Specific IgE Allergen Antibody Level||kU/L|
|Absent or undetectable allergy||Less than 0.35|
|Very high allergy||17.6–50|
|Very high allergy||51–100|
|Very high allergy||Greater than 100|
Critical Findings and Potential Interventions