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Test ID: AVOC    
Avocado, IgE

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

82812

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

Yes

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)

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

Avocado, IgE

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

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Varieties: Guatemalan: Persea nubigena var guatamalensis L.Wms Mexican: P. Americana var. drymifolia Blake West Indian: P. Americana Mill var. Americana(P. gratissima Gaertn)