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IgE

Blood Sciences Test


Specimen

Serum

Units

ku/L

Reference Range

0 – 100

Test Usage

IgE antibodies mediate Type I allergic reactions, allergic rhinitis, asthma, atopic dermatitis and anaphylaxis.

Total IgE is elevated in patients with multiple allergies and parasitic infestations.  

Very high levels, above 1000 IU/L, are found with atopic dermatitis, fungal sinusitis, allergic pulmonary aspergillosis, lymphoma and liver disease. IgE myeloma is very rare.

Turnaround Time

Weekly

Availability

Local test

Specimen Labelling Procedure
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