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Anti-IgE receptor Ab

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Quest 
Test ID: LAB2609 
Methodology: Flow Cytometry
Schedule: Set up: Mon, Thurs a.m.
Reported: 7-10 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 4.0 mL Blood in a Red Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 2.0 mL.
Handling: Samples may be shipped ambient, refrigerated or frozen, on dry ice, and should reach the laboratory within 48 hours of draw. Separate serum from cells immediately..
Stability: Room temperature: Unacceptable Refrigerated: 7 days Frozen: Indefinitely


Clinical Indications: In the presence of antibody to the FceR1, basophils degranulate resulting in the increased expression of a specific basophil marker. The expression of this marker is determined after incubation of susceptible donor basophils with serum from the patient.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 83520
Last Changed: 12/21/2016 04:48:54
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 04:49:04