First recorded in the Himalayan foothills of India, Cucumber has been cultivated for over 4,000 years. This long, cylindrical, green-skinned fruit of the gourd family has edible seeds surrounded by a mild, crisp flesh. Leading countries in the growing of Cucumbers include Britain, China, India, Iraq, Java, Kurdistan, Turkey, and Venezuela. Cucumber can induce symptoms of food allergy in sensitised individuals. Anaphylaxis due to Cucumber is rare but has been reported. Cucumber is among the most widely grown vegetables. Cucumbers consists of around 96% water and are called Gherkins or pickles when they are preserved. Cucumber applied to the skin as a cleansing cosmetic to soften and whiten it, and cucumber juice is used in many beauty products. 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 Cucumber Enzyme Assay. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Allergy Cucumber Enzyme Assay. 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|