Goldenrod is a perennial weed often found along roadsides and in open fields. Anecdotal evidence suggests that asthma, allergic rhinitis and allergic conjunctivitis are common following exposure to pollen from Goldenrod, particularly in an occupational setting, e.g., that of flower sellers; however, few specific studies have been reported to date. However, whether Goldenrod is a significant cause of hay fever remains debatable and asthma has not been reported. Goldenrod blooms at the same time that ragweed does, but it is insect-pollinated as opposed to wind-pollinated and is not a significant allergen for most individuals,
No special preparation is needed for Allergy Golden Rod Fluorescence Assay. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Allergy Golden Rod Fluorescence 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|