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BCH Order Code IGERECEP IgE Receptor Antibody

Useful For

The test detects functional autoantibodies to the Fc-epsilon receptor (high affinity IgE receptor) or to IgE and is useful in the evaluation of chronic urticaria.

Performing Laboratory

National Jewish Hospital

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL (minimum volume:  0.5 mL) of serum

Acceptable Container/Tube:  Serum Separator Tube


Specimen Rejected:  Grossly hemolyzed specimens

Specimen Transport Temperature




Ambient:  48 hours

Refrigerated:  7 days

Frozen -20°C or less:  1 year. Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles.


Flow Cytometry

Reference Values


Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday, Thursday

Test Classification and CPT Coding


88185 x2