Allergy Screen (Cereals) Blood Test


See if you could be allergic to the cereal grains barley, oat, rye, and wheat.

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Allergy Screen (Cereals) Blood Test

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Is it for you?

Are you experiencing symptoms of a cereal food allergy, such as hives, vomiting, and lip or facial swelling?

Our Allergy Screen (Cereals) Blood Test checks to see if you are allergic to four common grain allergens.

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Immunoglobulin E

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Immunoglobulins or antibodies, play an important role in the immune system and help fight against harmful bacteria and viruses in the body. There are five classes of antibodies and several subclasses. In those that have an allergy, their immune system overreacts to a harmless allergen (such as food, grass or animal dander) by producing IgE. This reaction usually causes irritation to the nose, lungs, throat and skin. The allergen-specific IgE antibody test is used to check for an allergy to a specific allergen. It measures the amount of IgE antibody in the blood targeted for a suspected allergen.
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Who should take this test

This test is ideal as part of an initial investigation screen if you have signs of IgE-mediated allergy, such as hives, redness of the skin, vomiting, and lip or facial swelling, which develop quickly after exposure to a cereal allergen. Please note that this test is not suitable for detecting coeliac disease.

Which allergens are included?

The cereals tested are

  • -Barley
  • -Oat
  • -Rye
  • -Wheat

What is an Allergy Screen (Cereals) Blood Test?

Our allergy screen gives you an analysis of four common grain allergens that can cause IgE-mediated allergies. You'll also get a total measure of your immunoglobulin E, which is often raised if you have an IgE-mediated allergy.

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