Skin Prick Testing


Test Information

Test Name

Skin Prick Testing

Synonyms

Skin sensitivity; Skin prick allergen


Collection Information

Main Lab Only

Yes

Patient Requestable

Yes

Patient Instructions

Preparation

  • Complete Skin Prick testing referral form HERE

    This form can be completed electronically, reducing errors that often occur with handwritten forms. Please sign, email back to us at immunology@pathlab.co.nz

  • Once it has been reviewed and approved by Immunology (+/- pathologist), Pathlab will contact the patient to organise an appointment for the skin prick testing


Processing Information

Registration Code

See notes

Notes

  • Register HSAI for inhalants
  • Register HSAF for food
  • Register HSAN for nuts (OPD only)
  • Enter values in SPTA worksheet (DE)

Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

andrew.soepnel@pathlab.co.nz