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Test ID: PAS38    
Pediatric Allergy Screen 3 to 8 Years, Serum

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

83346

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.

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
EGGEgg White, IgEYesYes
DFHouse Dust Mites/D.F., IgEYesYes
TIMGTimothy Grass, IgEYesYes
SRWShort Ragweed, IgEYesYes
CATCat Epithelium, IgEYesYes
ALTNAlternaria Tenuis, IgEYesYes

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

Pediatric Allergy Scrn 3-8 Yrs, S

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

Allergen-Multiple
Allergen-Specific IgE (Immunoglobulin E) Antibody Screen
Includes: Egg White, House Dust Mites/D.F., Timothy Grass, Short Ragweed, Cat Epithelium, Alternaria Tenuis