Allergy Check provides an analysis of the common inhaled substances and foods that can cause IgE-mediated allergies. This is an ideal check to be used as an initial investigation for people with signs of IgE-mediated allergy such as hives, redness of the skin, vomiting, and lip or facial swelling which develops quickly after being exposed to an allergen. A positive reaction to one of the mixes tested can narrow down which substances are likely to be causing the allergy however does not allow the single allergen to be identified. Therefore further testing is required following a consultation with your doctor.
The allergens tested are:
Staple Food Mix: Egg White, Milk, Wheat, Peanut, Soya Bean, Cod
Australian Pollen Mix: Bermuda, Rye, Bahia Grass, Common Ragweed, Plantain, Lamp’s Quarters
The Allergy Check also tests for levels of total immunoglobulin E (IgE), which are often increased in people with an IgE mediated allergy.
Individuals who have symptoms such as rash, nasal congestion, or red itchy eyes that may be caused by an allergy.
- Total IgE (Serum)
- RAST - Allergy IgE Test (Serum)
No special preparation required prior to sample collection.
Estimated Turn Around For Results:
5 Business Days
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