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Test ID: FOOD7    
Food-Seafood Panel, Serum

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

Establishing a diagnosis of an allergy to mussel, codfish, salmon, shrimp, and tuna

 

Defining the allergen responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms

 

Identifying allergens:

-Responsible for allergic disease and/or anaphylactic episode

-To confirm sensitization prior to beginning immunotherapy

-To investigate the specificity of allergic reactions to insect venom allergens, drugs, or chemical allergens

 

Testing for 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.

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

Includes testing for blue mussel, codfish, salmon, shrimp, and tuna allergen.

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

Food-Seafood Panel

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

IgE-Antibodies,Multi-Allergen
Includes: Blue Mussel, Codfish, Salmon, Shrimp, Tuna