Venom Bumble Bee (Bombus terrestrus) IgG
The clinical correlates for bumble bee venom IgG responses have not been established and there is no published protective threshold. However, by analogy to other venoms that have been studied, it is expected that increasing concentrations of bumble bee specific IgG will correlate with protection.
Enzyme immunoassay (FEIA). A standard curve is used to calculate the specific IgG concentrations. The calibrators are referenced to the International Reference Preparation for serum immunoglobulins. This test has not been cleared or approved for diagnostic use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
3 business days from receipt of specimen
|Specimen Type||Order Code||CPT Code||NY Approved||Volume||Assay Range||Special Instructions|
|Serum||91820||86001||Yes||0.5 mL (min. 150 uL)||See Limit of Quantitation Guide||
The units are micrograms/mL of specific IgG. The reference varies by allergen.
|mcg/mL of IgG|
|Lower Limit of Quantitation||2.0|
|Upper Limit of Quantitation||200|
Reference ranges vary by allergen.
Lipemic samples may lead to rejection.
Specimens are approved for testing in New York only when indicated in the Specimen Information field above.
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