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 that may be responsible for allergic disease 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
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