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DescriptionImmunoglobulin E (IgE) is the antibody isotype associated with atopy. It mediates mast cell degranulation through specific receptors.
IndicationEvaluation of atopic conditions.
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationTotal IgE levels are elevated in atopic eczema, allergic asthma, allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, invasive heleminthiasis and some forms of immunodeficiency. Measurement of total IgE levels is not essential in the diagnosis of allergy. The level of IgE does not correlate well with the severity of allergic symptoms

DepartmentClinical Immunology
SampleBlood
TubeSerum Gel
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsNo restrictions
Min. Vol5ml
Freq.Weekly

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Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range NotesAge related normal ranges (Ku/L): Birth - Day 7 = 0 - 5; Day 7 to Week 12 = 0 - 11; Week 12 to Year 1 = 0 - 29; Year 1 to 5 = 0 - 52; Year 5 to 10 = 0 - 63; Year 10 to 15 = 0 - 75; Year 15 to Adult = 1 - 120
Unitsku/L
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT7 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT7 days
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : T.Bradley. Review due on 14/09/2018 14:29:19. Published By AM on 14/09/2017 14:29:19.