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Test ID: FAGPL    
Alpha-Gal Panel

Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

Beef IgE                                                              <0.35 kU/L

Lamb/Mutton IgE                                                 <0.35 kU/L

Pork IgE                                                              <0.35 kU/L

Galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose (Alph Gal) IgE*       <0.35 kU/L

 

Previous reports (JACI 2009; 123:426-433) have demonstrated that patients with IgE antibodies to galactose-a-1, 3-galactose are at risk for delayed anaphylaxis, angioedema, or urticaria following consumption of beef, pork, or lamb. 

 

* This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Viracor-IBT Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the FDA.

 

Test Performed by: Viracor-IBT Laboratories

                             1001 NW Technology Dr.

                             Lee's Summit, MO 64086

Interpretation Provides information to assist in interpretation of the test results

Class

IgE (kU/L)

Comment

0

<0.10

Negative

0/1

0.10-0.34

Equivocal

1

0.35-0.69

Low Positive

2

0.70-3.4

Moderate Positive

3

3.5-17.4

High Positive

4

17.5-49.9

Very High Positive

5

50.0-99.9

Very High Positive

6          > or = 100    Very High Positive