A short description of the method used to perform the test
Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)
NY State Available
Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.
Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test
Almond Food IgG
Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching
Almond Food IgG
Describes the specimen type validated for testing
Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube(s) is acceptable. Spin down and send 0.5 mL of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.
Specimen Minimum Volume
Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the testing laboratory. The minimum volume is sufficient for one attempt at testing.
Reject Due To
Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected
| Hemolysis: || NA |
| Thawing: || Warm OK; Cold OK |
| Lipemia: || NA |
| Icterus: || NA |
| Other: || NA |
Specimen Stability Information
Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included
Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.
Reference ranges have not been established for food-specific IgG tests. The clinical utility of food-specific IgG tests has not been established. These tests can be used in special clinical situations to select foods for evaluation by diet elimination and challenge in patients who have food-related complaints. It should be recognized that the presence of food-specific IgG alone cannot be taken as evidence of food allergy and only indicates immunologic sensitization by the food allergen in question. This test should only be ordered by physicians who recognize the limitations of the test.
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CPT Code Information
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CPT codes are provided by the performing laboratory.
Provides guidance in determining the Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) values for the order and results codes of this test. LOINC values are provided by the performing laboratory.
||Test Order Name
Order LOINC Value
||Almond Food IgG
||Test Result Name
Result LOINC Value
Applies only to results expressed in units of measure originally reported by the performing laboratory. These values do not apply to results that are converted to other units of measure.
||Almond Food IgG