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Allergy testing, inhalants

Test Name Allergy Testing - Inhalants
Synonyms

Environmental allergen screen

IgE antibody inhalant screen

INHS

Panel Screen

Inhalant panel includes Alternaria tenius, birch, cat, Cladosporium herbarum, D. pteronyssinus, D. farina, dog, horse, ragweed and timothy grass.

If requisition indiates INHALANTS or lists > 5 of the above tests, then order the inhalants panel screen.

If requisition indicates < 5 of the tests on the panel screen, then order the single tests.

 

Other panels:

Allergy testing - Foods & Ingestants

Allergy testing - Insect bites

Test Codes
 

Outside Edmonton zone

& 3rd party 

Edmonton zone 
 Panel Screen                DINHS  INHS

  

 Single tests    Outside Edmonton zone

& 3rd party 

 Edmonton zone 

 Alternaria tenius

(mold, grain dust)

 DATEN  ATEN

 Aspergillus fumigatus

(mold)

 DASPF  ASPFM
 Birch  DBRCH  BIRCH
 Cat dander  DCAT  CAT

 Cladosporium herbarum

(mold, grain)

 DCHRB  CHERB
 Cow dander  DCOW  COW

 D. farina

(house dust mite)

 DDFAR  DFAR

 D. pteronyssinus

(house dust mite)

 DDPTR  DPTER
 Dog dander  DDOGD  DOGD
 Horse dander  DHORS  HORSE
 Latex  DLATX  LATEX

 Penicillin notatum

(mold, grain dust)

 DPNOT  PNOT
 Timothy grass  DTIMO  TIMO
 Western ragweed  DRAGW  RWEED
Collection Device/ Tube Type 3.5 mL blood- gold top serum separator tube (gel)
Sumbission Requirements

1 mL serum

Specimens are stable for 7 days refrigerated.

If time between collection and testing will be > 7 days, aliquot and freeze specimen.

Edmonton zone only: Package the vacutainer tube for allergy testing for each patient in a separate biohazard bag and ensure that a copy of the requisition is sent with the specimen.

Additional Comments Specimens with positive panel screen results will be tested for specific allergens.
Frequency of Testing Daily: Mon - Fri
Reference Ranges  
 Interpretation  k/UL
 Negative  < 0.35
 Equivocal (1+)  0.35 - 0.69

 Positive (2+)

 0.70 - 3.49
 Positive (3+)  3.50 - 17.49
 Stongly Positive (4+)  17.50 - 49.99
 Strongly Positive (5+)  50.00 - 99.99
 Strongly Positive (6+)  > 99.99
   
Last Updated 13 January 2014

 


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