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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Pigeon Droppings (e7) IgE, Serum

Test Name

Pigeon Droppings (e7) IgE, Serum

Gold Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 1 Gold Top (SST)

Minimum Volume = 2 ml 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. You may refer to 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.

Special Instructions Enter requested test Allergens in comment. Separate from cells within 2 hours of collection. Store and send frozen.

Rejection Criteria: Multiple freeze/thaw unacceptable, grossly hemolyzed, Unlabeled or Not Sufficient Quantity Samples will be rejected.

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

< 0.35 KU/L

Test Code

PDAB

Methodology

ImmunoCAP

Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROICL02)

Other Information

Last Updated: October 02, 2019