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

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
IgE.

Common Use:
To assess immunoglobulin E (IgE) levels in order to identify the presence of an allergic or inflammatory immune response.

Specimen:
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube. Place separated serum into a standard transport tube within 2 hr of collection.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Immunoassay)

AgeConventional & SI Units
NewbornLess than 12 units/L
Less than 1 yrLess than 50 units/L
2–4 yrLess than 200 units/L
5–9 yrLess than 300 units/L
10 yr and olderLess than 100 units/L

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