The Piper nigrum bush produces stone fruits; green when unripe, then red and finally yellowish. Black pepper is made from the unripened fruit as it begins to turn red. Spices may uncommonly induce symptoms of food allergy in sensitised individuals. Symptoms are usually mild but may vary from itching and smarting of the lips and mouth to anaphylaxis. A plant species in the PIPERACEAE plant family. It is a common spice on foods and is used medicinally to increase gastrointestinal assimilation of other supplements and drugs. PIPERINE is a key component. Black pepper is picked unripe and heaped for a few days to ferment. White Pepper is the ripe fruit dehulled by maceration in water.
No special preparation is needed for Allergy Black Pepper Enzyme Assay Blood. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Allergy Black Pepper Enzyme 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|