RUSS - Overview: Russian Thistle, IgE

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: RUSS    
Russian Thistle, IgE

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

Establishing the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms


Identifying 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 Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to 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 or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Russian Thistle, IgE

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

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