Allergy Grapes Fluorescence Assay Skin test is used to test the individual for any allergy towards grapes or juices and wines made from grapes. Your doctor may suggest this test if he/she suspects that the cause of your allergic reaction may be due to grapes or juices and wines made from grapes etc.
Grapes is a fairly popular fruit. The botanical name of grapes is Vitis vinifera and is grown in almost every continent. The grapes are consumed as fruit, made into juices or jams and popular wines. A lesser-known fact is that certain people may be allergic to grapes or products made from grapes. Grapes have been reported to cause allergy in some individuals and they might cause symptoms like facial flushing, itchy sensation of mouth, skin irritation, breathlessness, etc. These type of reactions were suspected to occur because of certain proteins in the skin and seeds of the fruit.
This test may be recommended to you if you experience symptoms like severe itching, rashes, inflammation of the skin, runny or stuffy nose, difficulty in breathing, wheezing, mild fever, gastrointestinal upset like nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, etc immediately or later after grapes or juices and wines made from grapes This may also be recommended to evaluate the effectiveness of the treatment if you are diagnosed already.
In case of an allergic reaction, immediately contact the medical emergency. Inform your doctor if you know that you are allergic to certain foods or medicines. Your doctor may recommend you to carry an EpiPen (epinephrine injection) and suggest you to avoid foods or medicines you are allergic to.
Inform your doctor if you are on any medications, have any allergies or underlying medical conditions before your Allergy Grapes Fluorescence Assay Skin. Your doctor will give specific instructions depending on your condition on how to prepare for Allergy Grapes Fluorescence Assay Skin.
Positive results of this test indicate that an individual is allergic to grapes or juices and wines made from grapes
Negative results indicate that an individual is not allergic to grapes or juices and wines made from grapes
If your test results come out as positive, Your doctor might recommend you to avoid consuming grapes or juices and wines made from grapes and please contact your doctor/health care provider with your results for further advice if any.
|All age groups
|A wheal and flare reaction of atleast 3mm indicates that the patient is allergic to the substance