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Test ID: WEGG    
Whole Egg, IgE, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Establishing a diagnosis of an allergy to whole egg

 

Identifying egg allergens:

-Responsible for allergic disease and/or anaphylactic episode

-To confirm sensitization prior to beginning immunotherapy

 

Testing for immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies is not useful in patients previously treated with immunotherapy to determine if residual clinical sensitivity exists, or in patients in whom the medical management does not depend upon identification of allergen specificity.

Highlights

This test is used to help establish a diagnosis of an allergy to whole egg.

 

This test is useful for identifying allergens that may be responsible for allergic disease and/or anaphylactic episode or to confirm sensitization prior to beginning immunotherapy.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Whole Egg, IgE

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Egg
Gallus domesticus