Test Catalog

Test ID: EGWTP    
Egg White Component Profile, Serum

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

Identifying egg white allergens:

-Responsible for allergic disease and/or anaphylactic episode

-To confirm sensitization prior to beginning immunotherapy


This test is not useful for patients previously treated with immunotherapy to determine if residual clinical sensitivity exists, or for patients in whom the medical management does not depend upon identification of allergen specificity.

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
EGGEgg White, IgEYesYes
OVALOvalbumin, IgEYesYes
OVMUOvomucoid, IgEYesYes

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.


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

Egg White Component Profile, S

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

Includes Egg White, Ovalbumin, Ovomucoid
Allergen multiple
Allergen-Specific IgE (Immunoglobulin E) Antibody Screen