Occupational exposure among fishermen and in the fish industry. Some allergen determinants are shared by members of the Crustacea group, such as shrimp, crab, crayfish, spiny lobster (langust). Skin sensitivity to lobster has been reported. Lobster is a large 10-footed, long-tailed crustacean with large claws known for their meat. The European lobster is Homarus gammarus, the American is Homarus americanus, which together account for nearly 100% of the world's commercial catch. Some allergenic determinants are shared by other members of the Crustacea group, including shrimp, crab, crayfish, and spiny lobster(langust). Skin sensitivity to lobster has been reported, especially due to occupational exposure within the fish industry. Shellfish allergies are most often the immune system
No special preparation is needed for Allergy Lobster Fluorescence Assay. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Allergy Lobster Fluorescence Assay. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
|All age groups
|Increased IgE (>100kU/l) is seen if the person is allergic to the specific substance