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Cytotoxic Food Sensitivity, Special Preparation
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    Cytotoxic Food Sensitivity, Special Preparation

    Product Code: LCYP

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    Test Description

    Cytotoxic Food Sensitivity, Special Preparation

    The sensitized cells react with a specific allergen (purified antigen and additives). The reaction is a combination delayed (Type IV) and immediate (Type I) reaction. Allergic reactions are read under a light microscope at 400x power. The results are graded as negative (same as negative control), plus 1, plus 2, plus 3 and plus 4.

    Note: any food allergen not listed in the Standard List #1 or the Standard List #2. Requires a small sample of the allergen substance to be tested. This must arrive a minimum of two full working days (Monday - Friday) prior to arrival of the patient's blood specimen. Contact Bio-Center Lab at the Riordan Clinic for approval of allergen substance that is to be tested against patient's blood.



    Doctors who wish to order kits, please call our lab directly to set up an account before ordering. 316-684-7784

    Test Details

    Process time: 5 to 7 business days

    Process method: The methodology is a microscopic evaluation of allergic reaction.

    CPT code: 86849

    Special instructions: Bio-Center Lab at the Riordan Clinic must be notified 1-2 days prior to collection. Monday through Wednesday blood collections only. Blood specimen must be shipped same day as collection. Blood specimens accepted Monday - Thursday only.

    Rejection causes: Gross Hemolysis; frozen specimen; specimen not received by noon within 24 hours of collection

    Collection Instructions

    Patient prep: for blood collection 12-14 hour fast, (no food, supplements, medications or tobacco products). Bottled water is the only beverage allowed during the fast. Patient should not brush teeth the morning of the collection.

    Specimen volume: 10 mL ACD whole blood. Draw-tube must be filled to full draw capacity to insure correct blood to anticoagulant ratio of specimen.

    Minimum volume: same

    Collection container: Yellow stopper ACD Solution A tube

    Transport container: Plastic transport tube

    Transport instructions: Refrigerate. DO NOT FREEZE! NOTE: tube needs to be wrapped properly to prevent breakage during transportation.

    Collection instructions: Click here for PDF

    References

    Reference one: Black A.P. A new diagnostic method in allergic diseases. Pediatrics, 1956, 17:716-724.

    Reference two: Bryant, W.T.K., Bryant, M. The application of in vitro cytotoxic reactions to clinical diagnosis of food allergy. Laryngscope, 1960, 70:810-824.

    Reference three: Bryant, W.T.K., Bryant, M. Cytotoxic reactions in the diagnosis of food allergy. Otolaryngscope Clin of N. Am., 1971, 4:523-524.

    Reference four: Jackson, J.A., Riordan, H.D., Neathery, S. Comparison of two cytotoxic food sensitivity tests. Amer Clin Lab, 1991, 3:20-21.

    Reference five: Jackson, J. A., Riordan, H.D., Neathery, S. The cytotoxic food sensitivity test: An important diagnostic test. Jour OrthoMol Med, 1995, 10(1):60-61.

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