Maize/corn kernels grow on long "ears" at the leaf axils of this unusual plant. The original habitat was probably South America or Mexico, where Maize was the staple diet of the American Indian. Maize is now grown almost anywhere summers are reasonably warm. Maize may moderately often sensitise or induce symptoms of food allergy in sensitised individuals. Allergic symptoms reported have included abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, rhinitis, asthma, angioedema, atopic dermatitis, and anaphylaxis. A plant species of the family Poaceae. It is a tall grass grown for its seed, corn, used as food and animal fodder. An allergy to corn occurs when your immune system mistakes corn or a corn product for something that
No special preparation is needed for Allergy Maize Enzyme Assay. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Allergy Maize 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|