Immunglobulin E (IgE) is involved in hypersensivity reactions, therefore elevated levels occur in e.g. atopic diseases, parasitic infection or severe burns.
|Adults||≤ 100 IU/mL|
|Newborns||≤ 1.5 IU/mL|
|1st year||≤ 15 IU/mL|
|1 – 5 years||≤ 60 IU/mL|
|6 – 9 years||≤ 90 IU/mL|
|10 – 15 years||≤ 200 IU/mL|
Each laboratory should check if the reference ranges are transferable to its own patient population and determine own reference ranges if necessary. For diagnostic purposes, the results should always be assessed with the patient’s medical history, clinical examinations and other findings.
For information on clinical relevance, please refer to the package insert.