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25569 Allergen, Pepper Cayenne (57610S)

Allergen, Pepper Cayenne (57610S)
Test Code: ALPPCSO
Synonyms/Keywords
Capsicum frutescens
Useful For

​This assay is used to detect allergen specific-IgE using an enzyme immunoassay (EIA). 

In vitro allergy testing is the primary testing mode for allergy diagnosis.

Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
​No ​Serum ​Red Top Tube (RTT) ​0.5 mL ​340 uL
Collection Processing Instructions
  • Collect 1-2 mL whole blood in red top tube.
  • Centrifuge and transfer 0.5 mL serum into a transfer tube.
  • Ship at ambient or frozen temperature Monday through Friday.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum ​ ​ ​Frozen ​> 4 weeks
​Refrigerated ​4 weeks
​Room Temperature ​4 weeks
Rejection Criteria
Lipemic Specimens
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Eurofins Viracor ​Monday through Friday ​2-3 days ​Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Reference Lab
Reference Range Information
Class IgE kU/L ​Comment
​0 ​<0.35 ​Below Detection
​1 ​0.35-0.69 ​Low Positive
​2 ​0.70-3.49 ​Moderate Positive
​3 ​3.50-17.49 ​Positive
​4 ​17.50-49.99 ​Strong Positive
​5 ​50.00-99.99 Very Strong Positive
​6 ​>99.99 ​Very Strong Positive
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​86003
Synonyms/Keywords
Capsicum frutescens
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
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Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
​No ​Serum ​Red Top Tube (RTT) ​0.5 mL ​340 uL
Collection Processing
  • Collect 1-2 mL whole blood in red top tube.
  • Centrifuge and transfer 0.5 mL serum into a transfer tube.
  • Ship at ambient or frozen temperature Monday through Friday.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Serum ​ ​ ​Frozen ​> 4 weeks
​Refrigerated ​4 weeks
​Room Temperature ​4 weeks
Rejection Criteria
Lipemic Specimens
Useful For

​This assay is used to detect allergen specific-IgE using an enzyme immunoassay (EIA). 

In vitro allergy testing is the primary testing mode for allergy diagnosis.

Reference Range Information
Class IgE kU/L ​Comment
​0 ​<0.35 ​Below Detection
​1 ​0.35-0.69 ​Low Positive
​2 ​0.70-3.49 ​Moderate Positive
​3 ​3.50-17.49 ​Positive
​4 ​17.50-49.99 ​Strong Positive
​5 ​50.00-99.99 Very Strong Positive
​6 ​>99.99 ​Very Strong Positive
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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Eurofins Viracor ​Monday through Friday ​2-3 days ​Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Reference Lab
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Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​86003
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.