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Venom European Hornet IgG

Test Code: 402943P

Cpt Code:

86001 (x1)

Clinical Utility

Venom-specific IgG tests may be useful for monitoring the progress of venom immunotherapy.

Procedure

The test method used is the Phadia ImmunoCAP IgG assay which has been recalibrated to correlate with the venom IgG assay in Golden et al (JACI 1992;90:386-393).This test has not been cleared or approved for diagnostic use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Turnaround Time

2-3 business days from receipt of specimen

Specimen Information

serum - 0.5 mL serum, ambient, frozen or refrigerated, no special shipping requirements

Disclaimer

Specimens are approved for testing in New York only when indicated in the Specimen Information field above.

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