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Latex Allergen

Order Name LATEX IGE
Test Number: 5610780
Revision Date 10/23/2017
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Latex Allergen
ImmunoCAP 15806-3 
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 0.4 mL (0.2 mL) Serum Clot Activator SST Room Temperature
Instructions Specimen Type: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube,
Separate Serum from Cells into a screwtop transport container.
Stability Requirements: Room temperature 14 days, Refrigerated 14 days, Frozen 3 months. (Freeze/thaw cycles Stable x3)
Expected TAT 3-5 days  
Clinical Use This test can be used to detect a general allergy to all latex products. 
Notes Tests for Latex Hevea braziliensis (K82) the Non-ammoniated, Buffered Latex
CPT Code(s) 86003
Lab Section Reference Lab