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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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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Allergen profile, radioallergosorbent test (RAST), ImmunoCAP Specific immunoglobulin E (IgE).

Common Use:
To assist in identifying environmental allergens responsible for causing allergic reactions.

Specimen:
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Radioimmunoassay or fluorescence enzyme immunoassay [FEIA])

RAST Scoring Method (Radioimmunoassay) 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

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Citation

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/all/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/all/Allergen_Specific_Immunoglobulin_E. Accessed April 24, 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/all/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 April 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425197/all/Allergen_Specific_Immunoglobulin_E.
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