Allergy Profile 1
There are several types of allergic conditions, this test looks specifically for the triggers for Immunoglobulin E (IgE) mediated allergies. This type of allergic reaction typically develops quickly after encountering an allergen, and can cause hives, itching and lip or facial swelling.
This test looks for IgE reactions to the following foods and substances that can be inhaled:
Grass Mix: Cocksfoot Meadow Fescue Meadow Rye Timothy
Weed Mix: Common Ragweed Giant Ragweed Western Ragweed
Dust Mix: Blatella germanica Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus Dermatophagoides farinae Hollister-Stier Labs
Mould Mix: A.alternata Aspergillus fumigatus Candida albicans Cladosporium herbarum Helminthosporium halodes Penicillium notatum
Tree Mix: Box Elder Common Silver Birch Hazel Oak London Plane Maple Sycamore
Single Allergens: Beef Bermuda Grass Cat Dander Clam Common Silver Birch Cows Milk Crab Dog Dander Egg White Egg Yolk Fish (Cod) Hazel Nut Horse Dander Latex Nettle Peanut Shrimp/Prawn Soya Bean Wheat
What might a high result mean?
A positive result for a specific allergen increases the likelihood that there is an IgE mediated allergy for that substance. However it is possible for a positive result to exist in someone who does not have an allergy to that allergen.