Buckwheat is grown almost worldwide, but is especially common in China and Iraq. Its original habitat is obscure. It is a member of the Polygonaceae group of weeds. In China another type of Buckwheat, Tartary buckwheat (Fagopyrum tartaricum) is grown and consumed. Buckwheat is consumed mainly in Asian countries, in particular in Japan, where it is a major food allergen due to the popularity of soba (Buckwheat noodles). Gastrointestinal symptoms including abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea are common. Inhalation of buckwheat flour can result in allergic rhinitis, watery, itchy eyes, pink eye, nasal congestion, wheezing, tightening of the chest and breathing difficulties.
No special preparation is needed for Allergy Buckwheat Fluorescence Assay Blood. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Allergy Buckwheat 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|