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Immunoglobulin E

Source Blood
Mnemonic

IGE

CLS staff: if "IgE" is written as part of a test name, e.g. "Peanut IgE" or "Aspergillus IgE", refer to Allergy Testing, IgE.

Specimen Requirements

1 x 3 mL light green (mint) top PST tube.  Gold top SST tube also acceptable.

0.5 mL plasma or serum

Minimum Whole Blood Volumes for Microcollections
Specimen Handling
Additional Information
Testing Location Immunochemistry
Testing Frequency Weekdays
Alternate Name(s) IgE
Reference Interval

Children:

Age

Mean(kU/L)

+2SD (kU/L)

< 1 year

8.0

117.0

1-4 years

9.0

313.0

5-10 years

18.0

555.0

11-15 years

26.0

481.0

Adult: approximately 95% of adult values fall between 0.0 and 160.0 kU/L with a geometric mean value of 17.0 kU/L