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Test Catalog

Test ID: BETV2    
BET v2 (Profilin), IgE, Serum

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Serum

Ordering Guidance

For a listing of allergens available for testing, see Allergens - Immunoglobulin E (IgE) Antibodies in Special Instructions

 

BET v2 is also available as part of the PEANT / Peanut, IgE with Reflex to Peanut Components, IgE, Serum. This reflex test includes Ara h2, h1, h3, h6, h9, and Bet v2 (profilin) if the initial Peanut IgE test is detectable.

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Red top

Acceptable: Serum gel

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL for every 5 allergens requested

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

Forms

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

For 1 allergen: 0.3 mL
For more than 1 allergen: (0.05 mL x number of allergens) + 0.25 mL deadspace

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia OK
Gross icterus OK

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
SerumRefrigerated (preferred)14 days
 Frozen 90 days
 Ambient 7 days