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Alpha-Gal (galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose) Allergen IgE

Order Name Alpha-Gal
Test Number: 5613531
Revision Date 06/16/2022
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Alpha-Gal (galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose) Allergen IgE
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 0.25 mL (See below) Serum Clot Activator SST Refrigerated
Instructions Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.
Transfer 0.25 mL serum plus 0.1 mL for each additional allergen ordered to a Standard Transport Tube.
(Min: 0.25 mL plus 0.04 mL for each allergen ordered)
Unacceptable Conditions: Hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic specimens.
Stability After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year
Testing Schedule Sun-Sat 
Expected TAT 1-2 days  
Notes Reference Lab: ARUP
Test Code: 3003923
Click Here to view information on the ARUP website.
CPT Code(s) 86008
Lab Section Reference Lab