FPCYE - Specimen: Pepper Cayenne (Capsicum frutescens) IgE

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: FPCYE    
Pepper Cayenne (Capsicum frutescens) IgE

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Serum

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s), serum gel tube(s) is acceptable. Spin down and send 0.5 mL serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.

Specimen Minimum Volume The amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Laboratory.

0.5 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis:

NA

Thawing:

Warm OK; Cold OK

Lipemia:

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus:

NA

Other:

NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperatures are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
SerumRefrigerated (preferred)28 days
 Frozen 365 days
 Ambient 28 days