FHOBG - Clinical: Venom Honey Bee IgG

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: FHOBG    
Venom Honey Bee IgG

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.

>3.5 mcg/mL


Venom IgG Reference Values: 1.0 – 3.5 mcg/mL Low venom IgG indicating a significant reaction risk. 3.5 – 6.0 mcg/mL Moderate level of venom IgG that may be associated from serious sting reactions (J.Clin.Immun.6:172, 1983) > 6.0 mcg/mL Elevated venom IgG usually associated with protection from serious sting reactions (J.Clin.Immun.6:172, 1983) The interpretative guidelines have been adapted from Golden et al (JACI 1992; 90:386-393). The test method used is the Phadia ImmunoCAP IgG assay which has been recalibrated to correlate with the venom IgG assay referenced above.