Allergen specific IgE

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Sample type: Serum

Test name: Allergen specific IgE a.k.a. RAST

Condition / Indication: Allergy

Special precautions & notes: May be useful in defining allergy in patients where skin testing is unreliable or dangerous. NB. Screens rarely required. The clinical history is the key to directing choice of specific tests. Please indicate particular suspected allergen on request form.

Reference range: For Grade and Intensity, see document below.

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Ideal volume (mL): 2 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Immunology

Turnaround time: 7 working days