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Laboratory Information

Test Name

Specific IgE antibodies

Synonyms

EAST
RAST
Allergy testing

External Price (excl. GST)

Price

$43.89

Price Comment

Per allergen

Specimen Collection

Adult Specimen

Gold or Red tube

Paediatric Specimen

Paediatric Gold or Red tube

Instructions for Referral to Waikato Lab

Aliquot Instructions

100uL Dead volume plus 100uL Serum per allergen

 

Aliquot Transport

Chilled

Test Information

Department

Immunology

Laboratory Turnaround Time

Batched weekly

Method

Phadia ImmunoCAP

Uncertainty Of Measurement

<20% Note: Determined based on House dust mite (d1) only

Additional Information

Specific IgE tests performed at Waikato Hospital Laboratory:

 

Foods

CAP

Almond

f20

Ara h2

f423

Avocado

f96

Banana

f92

Beef

f27

Brazil Nut

f18

Cashew Nut

f202

Chicken

f83

Chickpea

f309

Coconut

f36

Corn

f8

Crab

f23

Curry Powder

f281

Egg White

f1

Fish mix (cod, herring, mackerel, plaice)

f x 74

Goat milk

f300

Hazelnut

f17

Kiwi fruit

f84

Lobster

f80

Lupin

 

Macadamia

f345

Milk

f2

Mussel (blue)

f37

Nut Mix 1 (peanut, hazelnut, brazil nut, almond, coconut)

f x 1

Nut mix 2 (Pecan, Cashew, Pistachio, Walnut)

fx22

Omega 5 gliadin

f416

Ovomucoid

F233

Oyster

f290

Peanut

f13

Pecan Nut

f201

Pine nut

f253

Pistachio

f203

Pork

f26

Rye (cereal)

f5

Salmon

f41

Scallop

f338

Seafood selection (shrimp, fish mix, oyster, scallop)

F24, fx74, f290, f338

Sesame Seed

f10

Shrimp

f24

Soybean

f14

Tuna

f40

Walnut

f256

Wheat

f4

Yeast

f45

Child selection (egg, milk, soybean,wheat,peanut,cashew nut)

f1, f2, f14, f4, f13, f202

 

 

 

Animals/Insects

 

Cat epithelium (epidermal)

e1

Cow dander

e4

Dog epithelium (epidermal)

e5

Stuffing feather mix (chicken, duck, goose, turkey)

ex71

Horse dander

e3

Sheep epithelium

e81

D. pteronyssinus house dust mite

d1

Honey Bee Venom

i1

Yellow Jacket Venom (vespula, common, German wasp)

i3

Paper Wasp Venom (Polistes)

i4

Cockroach (german)

i6

 

 

Pollens

 

Olive tree

t9

Silver birch

t3

Grass Mix (bermuda grass, rye grass, timothy, meadow grass, Johnson grass, bahia grass)                                                                                                                

gx2

Plantain

w9

Pollen selection (grass mix, birch, olive, plantain)

gx2, t3, t9, w9

 

 

Chemicals & Drugs

 

Cefaclor

c7

Chlorhexidine

c8

Gelatin

c74

Latex

k82

Penicilloyl G (drug)

c1

Penicilloyl V (drug)

c2

Amoxycillin

c6

Salicylate (not analysed) – select “actioned”

 

 

 

Moulds

 

Alternaria Alternata

m6

Aspergillis Fumigatus Mould

m3

Malassezia

m227

Mould selection or Fungi(aspergillus, alternaria alternate)

m3, m6

 


Specific IgE tests referred to other laboratories for testing:
 

 

 Specific IgE

Referred to

Alpha gal (Gal-alpha-1,3-Gal thyroglobulin)

Wgtn SCL

Anisakis

LabPLUS

Cladosporium

CHL

Insulin (human or bovine or porcine) 

LabPLUS

Lamb/Mutton

LabPLUS

Lentil

LabPLUS

Lupin 

CHL

Morphine 

CHL

nBos d 5 b-lactoglobulin

LabPLUS

Peach

CHL

Pholcodine 

LabPLUS

Protamine 

LabPLUS

rApi m 1 Phospholipase +  r Api m10

LabPLUS

Rabbit (epithelium)

CHL

Rat urine

CHL

rPol d 5 (paper wasp)

LabPLUS

rVes v 5 + rVesV1 (common wasp)

LabPLUS

Seminal fluid 

LabPLUS

Suxamethonium

Wgtn

vBet V1

CHL

vBet V2 

CHL