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PLEASE NOTE: Recent changes have been made to this Test


 Recent changes for RAST

Recent changes for RAST

Date
Field
Changed From
Changed To
1st April 2019
Collection & Request Instructions

White top tube is the preferred sample.

0.2ml of blood required for each allergen.

Blood collection: still can be done after skin allergy testing.

White top tube is the preferred sample.0.2ml of blood required for each allergen.

Blood collection: still can be done after skin allergy testing.

Omega-5-Gliadin: serum send to Melbourne Pathology

IgG 96 Food Allergy test is not a RAST test  It is performed at  Australian Clinical Labs.This test is NOT rebatable and costs approx  $260.

Processing Instructions

IgG 96 Food Allergy test is not a RAST test  It is performed at  Australian Clinical Labs.This test is NOT rebatable and costs approx  $260.

 

Omega-5-Gliadin: send to Melborne Pathology

IgG 96 Food Allergy test is not a RAST test  It is performed at  Australian Clinical Labs.This test is NOT rebatable and costs approx  $260.

 

29th November 2018
Alternative names

Allergy IgE Antibodies, Allergy testing, Specific IgE Testing For Allergens

Allergy IgE Antibodies, Allergy testing, Specific IgE Testing For Allergens. SIgE

28th August 2018
Alternative names

Allergen Specific IgE

Specific IgE Testing For Allergens, Allergy IgE Antibodies, Allergy testing

Collection & Request Instructions

White top tube is the preferred sample.

0.2ml of blood required for each allergen.

White top tube is the preferred sample.

0.2ml of blood required for each allergen.

Blood collection: still can be done after skin allergy testing.

Processing Instructions

IgG 96 Food Allergy test is not a RAST test  It is performed at Pathlab ( Dorovitch Pathology - intergrative Medicine)  Phone No 88313000 the test is NOT rebatable and costs approx  $270.

Eastern Health Pathology is NOT to act as courier for this test the patient is to be referred to PathLab.

IgG 96 Food Allergy test is not a RAST test  It is performed at  Australian Clinical Labs.This test is NOT rebatable and costs approx  $260.

 

Frequency

Twice weekly

Notes

  • Specify each allergen required.

Specify each allergen required.

RAST

Ordering information:

Please note that 0.2 ml of whole blood is required for each allergen requested.  This may limit the number of allergens tested from a paediatric tube.

Alternate names:
Allergy IgE Antibodies, Allergy testing, Specific IgE Testing For Allergens. SIgE
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
RAST
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab

White top tube is the preferred sample.0.2ml of blood required for each allergen.

Blood collection: still can be done after skin allergy testing.

Omega-5-Gliadin: serum send to Melbourne Pathology

IgG 96 Food Allergy test is not a RAST test  It is performed at  Australian Clinical Labs.This test is NOT rebatable and costs approx  $260.

Notes:

Specify each allergen required.

Frequency:
Twice weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
7-10 days
Laboratory Use Only
Storage Instructions:

Omega-5-Gliadin: send to Melborne Pathology

IgG 96 Food Allergy test is not a RAST test  It is performed at  Australian Clinical Labs.This test is NOT rebatable and costs approx  $260.

 

External Laboratory:
St Vincents Hospital
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