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Allergen-Specific Immunoglobulin E

Allergen-Specific Immunoglobulin E is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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Allergen profile, ImmunoCAP specific immunoglobulin E (IgE).

To assist in identifying environmental and occupational allergens responsible for causing allergic reactions.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings
Method: Immunoassay or fluorescence enzyme immunoassay (FEIA).

Immunoassay and ImmunoCAP Scoring Guide (FEIA)Conventional and SI Units Allergen-Specific IgE
Specific IgE Allergen Antibody LevelkU/L
Absent or undetectable allergyLess than 0.35
Low allergy0.35–0.7
Moderate allergy0.71–3.5
High allergy3.51–17.5
Very high allergy17.6–50
Very high allergy51–100
Very high allergyGreater than 100

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions

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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Allergen-Specific Immunoglobulin E." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425197/4/Allergen_Specific_Immunoglobulin_E.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Allergen-Specific Immunoglobulin E. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425197/4/Allergen_Specific_Immunoglobulin_E. Accessed June 20, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Allergen-Specific Immunoglobulin E. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425197/4/Allergen_Specific_Immunoglobulin_E
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Allergen-Specific Immunoglobulin E [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425197/4/Allergen_Specific_Immunoglobulin_E.
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