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IgE (Immunoglobulin E)

Mnemonic:    [IGE]
Name:    IgE (Immunoglobulin E)
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube, or plasma from a Green PST.
Separate serum or plasma from the cells within 2 hours of collection. Transfer the sample to a lableed transport tube.
Minimum Spec:    0.6 Ml
Neonatal Spec:    0.4 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0050345
  Method:    Quantitive ImmunoCAP
Processing Info:    Separate serum from cells ASAP. Severely lipemic or hemolyzed specimens are not acceptable.