COVID-19 information for patients and families

To help protect our people, patients and communities, we are screening everyone who enters our main hospital buildings. Some of our entrances may be closed or have reduced access.

Please check our COVID-19 information page for more updates before coming to our sites.

Text size: a a a

Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

ImmunoCap Allergy Testing

Test Name

ImmunoCAP Allergy Test

Gold Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 1 Gold Top (SST)

Minimum Volume = 2mL serum

Tube must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect sample in gold (SST) top tube. Specify allergic test from the List of Allergens that may also be used as a requisition. Patient to pay at cash office prior to blood collection. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Laboratory Staff Instructions Enter requested test allergens in comment. Separate from cells within 2 hours of collection. Store and send frozen. Ensure specific allergen type is provided before sending sample.

Rejection Criteria: Multiple freeze/thaw unacceptable, unlabeled or samples of non sufficient quantity.

Stability: Stable refrigerated 3 days, Frozen for 6 Months.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

10 Days

Test Utilization


Reference Value

See report for individual test Reference Values

Test Code




Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROICL02)

Other Information

Last Updated: Jan 06, 2020