Allergy Screen (Nuts and Seeds) Blood Test, from our experts to you.Dr Sam Rodgers MBBS, MRCGP
Chief Medical Officermeet our doctors
What is an Allergy Screen (Nuts and Seeds) Blood Test?
Our nuts and seeds allergy screen provides an analysis of fourteen commonly eaten nuts and seeds which 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.
Who should take this test?
Our test is ideal as part of an initial investigation screen if you have signs of IgE-mediated allergies, such as hives, redness of the skin, vomiting, and lip or facial swelling, which develop quickly after exposure to a nut or seed allergen.
Which nuts and seeds are included?
The nuts and seeds tested are:
- -Brazil nut
- -Cashew nut
- -Hazel nut
- -Macadamia nut
- -Pine nut
- -Sesame seed
- -Pumpkin seed
- -Sunflower seed
- -Poppy seed