This IgE antibody allergy test uses a blood sample to determine if you are allergic to Basil. Basil, a member of the mint family, and is used, fresh or dried or as an extract, to add a distinct aroma and flavor to food. Basil is present in chartreuse and other liqueurs. A food, which may result in allergy symptoms in sensitised individuals. Basil, a member of the Mint family, is one of the oldest herbs from the Orient. It originated in India and is now found in more than 100 varieties and grown almost worldwide. It is used, fresh or dried or as an extract, to add a distinct aroma and flavour to food. Anecdotal evidence suggests that basil may induce symptoms of food allergy in sensitised individuals; however, few studies have been reported to date. Traditional allergy tests utilize the Skin Prick method (also known as a Puncture or Scratch test) to determine whether an allergic reaction will occur by inserting possible triggers into your skin using a needle prick. If you are allergic to the substance, you are forced to suffer through your body's reaction to the allergen.
No special preparation is needed for Allergy Basil Fluorescence Assay Blood. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Allergy Basil Fluorescence Assay Blood. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
|UNISEX||All age groups||Increased IgE (>100kU/l) is seen if the person is allergic to the specific substance|