The allergens available for testing are:
Dust mite, Der p 1
Dust mite, Der f 1
Cockroach, Bla g 1
Cockroach, Bla g 2
Mouse, Mus m 1
Rat, Rat r 1
Dust is the recommended sample. Air samples are not recommended but will be tested if requested.
Samples can be collected with a MITEST dust vacuum adaptor. Other carpet samplers or a Teflon filter cassette can also be used with a flow rate of 10-15 liters per minute (LPM). One gram of bulk dust is required.
Personal samples are collected on Teflon filters, open faced at 2 LPM; area air samples at 15-20 LPM for at least 10 minutes. A minimum of 120 liters is required.
A minimum of three samples is requested.
Please call laboratory at 800-446-0403 for additional information.