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EPIC CODE: LAB1917 Smut Corn (Ustilago maydis) IgE

Additional Codes

Sunquest: FCRNSM

Specimen Required

Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube(s) is acceptable. Spin down and send 0.5 mL of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.

Method Name

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Reporting Name

Smut Corn (Ustilago maydis) IgE

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Frozen  365 days
  Ambient  28 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis Mild OK; Gross reject
Lipemia Mild OK; Gross reject
Icterus Mild OK; Gross reject
Other NA

Reference Values

<0.35 kU/L



Class                IgE (kU/L)                     Comment

0                      <0.35                            Below Detection

1                      0.35 – 0.69                      Low Positive

2                      0.70 – 3.49                      Moderate Positive

3                      3.50 – 17.49                    Positive

4                      17.50 – 49.99                  Strong Positive

5                      50.00 – 99.99                 Very Strong Positive

6                      >99.99                          Very Strong Positive

Method Description

The conventional EIA uses allergen-coated discs from several suppliers and an enzyme-labeled anti-IgE.


Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Report Available

2 to 7 days

Performing Laboratory

Eurofins Viracor

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Viracor Eurofins. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FCRNS Smut Corn (Ustilago maydis) IgE 7703-2


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z4040 Smut Corn (Ustilago maydis) IgE 7703-2
Z4041 CLASS Not Provided

NY State Approved