SHRI - Overview: Shrimp, IgE

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Test ID: SHRI    
Shrimp, IgE

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.


Testing also may be useful to identify allergens which may be responsible for allergic disease and/or anaphylactic episode, to confirm sensitization to particular allergens prior to beginning immunotherapy, and to investigate the specificity of allergic reactions to insect venom allergens, drugs, or chemical allergens.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Shrimp, IgE

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Alaskan Pink Shrimp
Black Tiger Prawn
Cold Water Shrimp
Deep Water Shrimp
Fired Prawn
Giant Tiger Prawn
Grass Prawn
Leader Prawn
Metapanaus joyneri
Metapenaeopsis barbarta
Northern Red Shrimp
Northern Shrimp
Panaeus monodon
Pandalus Borealis
Pink Shrimp
Red Rice Shrimp
Shiba Shrimp
Whiskered Velvet Shrimp
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