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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
ImmunoCAP  
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
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
GENERAL INFORMATION
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