Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

ALLERGY TEST

ORDERING INFORMATION:
       

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
0.3 mL aliquot of serum per allergen; minimum 0.15 mL.
Special notes:
See reference information for complete list of allergens. Collection of more than one tube may be required. If drawing specimen into microcollection tubes, contact lab for calculation of number of microcollection tubes required based on number of allergens to be tested.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge and submit 0.3 mL aliquot of serum per allergen. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred) or frozen.
Specimen stability:
Stable seven (7) days at 2-8°C or six (6) months at -20°C.
Rejection criteria:
Stability exceeded; lipemic, icteric, or hemolyzed specimen.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
86003
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:

Tests performed at GMC:

Orderable Procedure Epic Test Code Synonym
Allergen Almond IgE LAB1553 F20 
Allergen Alternaria IgE LAB1554 M6
Allergen Apple IgE LAB1556 F49
Allergen Aspergillus IgE LAB1557 M3
Allergen Bakers Yeast IgE LAB1558 F45
Allergen Banana IgE LAB1559 F92
Allergen Beech IgE LAB1560 T5
Allergen Beef IgE LAB1561 F27
Allergen Bermuda Grass IgE LAB1562 G2
Allergen Birch IgE LAB1563 T3
Allergen Black Pepper IgE LAB1564 F280
Allergen Box Elder Maple IgE LAB1565 T1
Allergen Brazil Nut IgE LAB1566 F18
Allergen Broccoli IgE LAB1567 F260
Allergen Cabbage IgE LAB1568 F216
Allergen Cacao IgE LAB1569 F93
Allergen Candida Albicans IgE LAB1570 M5
Allergen Carrot IgE LAB1571 F31
Allergen Casein IgE LAB1572 F78
Allergen Cashew Nut IgE LAB1573 F202
Allergen Cat Dander IgE LAB1574 E1
Allergen Celery IgE LAB1575 F85
Allergen Cheddar Cheese IgE LAB1576 F81
Allergen Cherry IgE LAB1577 F242
Allergen Chicken Feathers IgE LAB1578 E85
Allergen Chicken Meat IgE LAB1579 F83
Allergen Chocolate IgE LAB1580 F105
Allergen Cladosporium IgE LAB1581 M2
Allergen Clam IgE LAB1582 F207
Allergen Cocklebur IgE LAB1583 W13
Allergen Cockroach IgE LAB1584 I6
Allergen Coconut IgE LAB1585 F36C
Allergen Codfish IgE LAB1586 F3
Allergen Coffee IgE LAB1587 F221
Allergen Common Ragweed IgE LAB1589 W1
Allergen Corn IgE LAB1590 F8 
Allergen Cottonwood IgE LAB1591 T14
Allergen Cow Dander IgE LAB1592 E4
Allergen Crab IgE LAB1593 F23
Allergen Cultivated Rye IgE LAB1594 G12
Allergen Cultivated Wheat IgE LAB1595 G15
Allergen Dandelion IgE LAB1596 W8
Allergen Dog Dander IgE LAB1597 E5
Allergen Dog Epithelium IgE LAB1598 E2
Allergen Duck Feathers IgE LAB1599 E86
Allergen Egg White IgE LAB1601 F1
Allergen Egg Yolk IgE LAB1602 F75
Allergen Elm IgE LAB1603 T8
Allergen English Plantain IgE LAB1604 W9
Allergen Garlic IgE LAB1606 F47
Allergen Giant Ragweed IgE LAB1615 W3
Allergen Gluten IgE LAB1616 F79
Allergen Goldenrod IgE LAB1617 W12
Allergen Goose Feathers IgE LAB1618 E70
Allergen Grape IgE LAB1619 F259
Allergen Green Pea IgE LAB1621 F12
Allergen Guinea Pig Epithelium IgE LAB1622 E6
Allergen Haddock IgE LAB1623 F42
Allergen Hamster Epithelium IgE LAB1624 E84
Allergen Hazel Nut IgE LAB1625 F17
Allergen Hazelnut Tree IgE LAB1626 T4
Allergen Helminthosporium IgE LAB1627 M8
Allergen Honeybee Venom IgE LAB1628 I1
Allergen Horse Dander IgE LAB1629 E3
Allergen House Dust (Greer) IgE LAB1630 H1
Allergen Johnson Grass IgE LAB1632 G10
Allergen June Grass IgE LAB1633 G8
Allergen Kiwi Fruit IgE LAB1634 F84
Allergen Lamb's Quarter IgE LAB1635 W10
Allergen Latex IgE LAB1636 K82
Allergen Lemon IgE LAB1637 F208
Allergen Lettuce IgE LAB1638 F215
Allergen Lima Bean IgE LAB1639 F182
Allergen Lobster IgE LAB1640 F80
Allergen Meadow Fescue IgE LAB1641 G4
Allergen Melon IgE LAB1642 F87
Allergen Milk IgE LAB1643 F2
Allergen Mite-Farinae IgE LAB1644 D2
Allergen Mite-Pteronyssiunus IgE LAB1645 D1
Allergen Blue Mussel IgE LAB1647 F37
Allergen Mucor Racemosus IgE LAB1648 M4
Allergen Mugwort IgE LAB1649 W6
Allergen Mustard IgE LAB1650 F89
Allergen Oak IgE LAB1653 T7
Allergen Oat IgE LAB1654 F7 
Allergen Onion IgE LAB1655 F48
Allergen Orange IgE LAB1656 F33
Allergen Orchard Grass IgE LAB1657 G3
Allergen Oyster IgE LAB1658 F290
Allergen Paper Wasp Venom IgE LAB1659 I4
Allergen Peach IgE LAB1660 F95
Allergen Peanut IgE LAB1661 F13
Allergen Pecan Hickory IgE LAB1662 T22
Allergen Pecan Nut IgE LAB1663 F201
Allergen Penicillium Notatum IgE LAB1665 M1
Allergen Pigweed IgE LAB1666 W14
Allergen Pineapple IgE LAB1667 F210
Allergen Pistachio IgE LAB1668 F203
Allergen Plum IgE LAB1669 F255
Allergen Pullularia IgE LAB1670 M12
Allergen Rabbit Epithelium IgE LAB1671 E82
Allergen Rice IgE LAB1672 F9
Allergen Rye Food IgE LAB1673 F5
Allergen Rye Grass IgE LAB1674 G5
Allergen Salmon IgE LAB1675 F41
Allergen Scallop IgE LAB1676 F338
Allergen Sesame Seed IgE LAB1678 F10
Allergen Sheep Sorrel IgE LAB1679 W18
Allergen Shrimp IgE LAB1681 F24
Allergen Soybean IgE LAB1682 F14
Allergen Spinach IgE LAB1683 F214
Allergen Strawberry IgE LAB1684 F44
Allergen Sunflower Seed IgE LAB1685 K84
Allergen Sweet Potato IgE LAB1686 F54
Allergen Sycamore IgE LAB1687 T11
Allergen Timothy Grass IgE LAB1688 G6
Allergen Tomato IgE LAB1689 F25
Allergen Tuna IgE LAB1691 F40
Allergen Turkey Meat IgE LAB1692 F284
Allergen Walnut Nut IgE LAB1694 F256
Allergen Walnut Tree IgE LAB1695 T10
Allergen Watermelon IgE LAB1696 F329
Allergen Western Ragweed IgE LAB1698 W2
Allergen Wheat IgE LAB1699 F4 
Allergen White Ash IgE LAB1700 T15
Allergen White Bean IgE LAB1701 F15
Allergen White Hornet Venom IgE LAB1702 I2
Allergen White Potato IgE LAB1703 F35
Allergen Willow IgE LAB1704 T12
Allergen Yellow Hornet Venom IgE LAB1705 I5
Allergen Yellow Jacket Venom IgE LAB1706 I3

Tests performed at Quest

ACREMONIUM KILIENSE (C.ACREMONIUM) (M202) IGE LAB3702
ALDER (T2) IGE LAB3765
ALLERGEN-CHICKEN MEAT IGG LAB1299
ALPHA LACTALBUMIN IGE LAB3699
AMOXICILLIN (C6) LAB3747
APRICOT IGE LAB3694
ARTICHOKE (CYNARA SCOLYMUS) IGE LAB1361
ASPARAGUS IGE LAB3762
ASPERGILLUS ANTIGEN, EIA, BAL LAB3535
ASPERGILLUS FLAVUS IGE LAB1289
AVOCADO LAB3564
BAHIA IGE LAB3761
BARLEY LAB3581
BASIL LAB3553
BAY LEAF IGE LAB3692
BEAN BLACK (PHASEOLUS SPP) IGE* LAB1172
BEETROOT(F319)IGE LAB3757
BETA LACTOGLOBULIN IGE LAB3700
BLACKBERRY IGE LAB3691
BLUEBERRY LAB3569
BRAN WHEAT IGE     LAB3767
BUCKWHEAT IGE LAB3705
CANOLA/RAPE SEED IGE LAB3682
CARMINE RED DYE COCHINEAL EXTRACT, IGE LAB3557
CAULIFLOWER(RF291) IGE LAB3752
CAYENNE PEPPER, RAST LAB3570
CHEESE PARMESAN IGE LAB3701
CHEESE SWISS IGE LAB3755
CHICK PEA (RF309) IGE LAB1155
CHILI PEPER, RAST LAB3577
CINNAMON LAB3575
COCKATIEL FEATHERS IGE LAB1255
CORIANDER/CILANTRO IGE LAB3688
CRANBERRY(RF341) IGE LAB3751
CUCUMBER IGE LAB3703
CURRY LAB3555
DILL LAB3552
EGG WHITE(F1),IGG LAB3744
EGGPLANT (RF262),IGE LAB3742
EPICOCCUM PURPURASCENS (M14) IGE LAB1156
F MONILFORMES LAB3578
FENNEL SEED (FOENICULUM VULGARE) IGE LAB3748
FLAXSEED/LINSEED IGE LAB3690
FLOUNDER LAB3568
GALACTOSE-ALPHA-1,3-GALACTOSE (ALPHA-GAL) IGE LAB1175
GELATIN BOVINE(C74)IGE LAB3759
GELATIN PORCINE IGE LAB3764
GINGER, RAST LAB3562
GRAPEFRUIT IGE LAB3696
GREEN BEAN LAB3583
HALIBUT (RF303) IGE     LAB3768
HAZELNUT (F17) IGE WITH REFLEX TO COMPONENT PANEL LAB1348
HELMINTHOSPORIUM SATIVUM/DRECSHLERA IGE LAB1049
HICKORY SHAGBARK IGE LAB1173
HONEY IGE LAB3708
HOP (FRUIT CONE) (HUMULUS LUPUS) (F324) IGE LAB1300
HORSERADISH (ARMORACIA RUSTICANA/A. LAPATHIFOLIA) IGE LAB1301
JAPANESE CEDAR (T17) IGE     LAB3770
LENTIL LAB3574
LIME(RF306),IGE LAB3745
MACADAMIA NUT, IGE LAB3560
MANGO IGE LAB3707
MINT IGE LAB3704
MOSQUITO LAB3554
MOUNTAIN CEDAR (T6) IGE LAB1274
MOZZARELLA, RAST LAB3567
MUSHROOM IGE LAB3706
OCTOPUS (F59) IGE LAB1275
OREGANO LAB3551
OVALBUMIN (F232) IGE LAB1278
OVOMUCOID (F233) IGE LAB1192
PAPAIN, IGE LAB3558
PAPRIKA/SWEET PEPPER(F218) IGE LAB3582
PARROT/PARAKEET FEATHERS (E78) IGE LAB1277
PARSLEY IGE LAB3686
PASSION FRUIT (RF294) IGE LAB1279
PEAR LAB3573
PERCH OCEAN IGE      LAB3769
PINE (RT213) IGE LAB1286
PINE NUT LAB3550
POPLAR WHITE (POPULUS ALBA) IGE LAB1025
POPPY SEED IGE LAB3680
PORK LAB3579
PUMPKIN (F225) IGE LAB1150
PUMPKIN SEED IGE LAB3681
QUINOA IGE LAB3683
RAGWEED FALSE IGE LAB3698
RASPBERRY, RED LAB3561
RED CEDAR, IGE LAB3559
RED KIDNEY BEAN IGE LAB3523
RHIZOPUS NIGRICANS IGE LAB3695
ROUGH MARSH ELDER (W16) IGE   LAB3766
RUSSIAN THISTLE IGE LAB3758
SQUASH SUMMER,IGE LAB3743
SQUID (RF258) IGE LAB1189
STEMPHYLIUM BOTRYOSUM(M10) IGE LAB3753
SUGAR CANE IGE LAB3754
SWEET GUM TREE LAB3572
SWEET VERNAL LAB3571
SWORDFISH (RF312) IGE LAB3746
TARRAGON IGE LAB3687
TEA LAB3563
THYME IGE LAB3685
TILAPIA IGE LAB1213
TROUT LAB3697
TURMERIC IGE LAB3689
VANILLA IGE LAB3760
VENISON IGE LAB3763
WHEAT (F4) IGG LAB3684
WHEY, RAST LAB3566
WHITE MULBERRY(T70) IGE LAB3756
WHITE PINE(T16) IGE LAB3750
XANTHAN GUM, RAST LAB3580
YOGURT, RAST LAB3576
ZUCCHINI LAB3679
Methodology:
Chemiluminescence Immunoassay
Synonyms:
RAST
Allergen testing
Allergy , specific IgE
Clinical significance:
Many allergies are mediated by immunoglobulins of the IgE class. In vitro allergen-specific IgE tests can help the physician identify the allergen (or allergens) to which an individual is sensitive.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Stacy Kenyon, PhD, DABCC
   
Review Date: 12/02/2020

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Immunology
Technical Lead: Karen Delp
Frequency: Five days a week, 1st shift.
Performed stat? No

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Tests are set-up Monday-Friday. Reports available: 3-4 days.    
Performed stat? No
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