FAGPL - Clinical: Alpha-Gal Panel

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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 Eurofins. It has not been cleared or approved by the FDA.

 

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

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