Pineapple allergy blood test is used to detect any allergies caused by pineapple. This test mainly helps in measuring the IgE antibodies in the blood to assess the sensitization to pineapple allergens. This test helps in knowing the immune response to pineapple and its products.
Pineapple is a tropical fruit commonly found in all tropical countries. They are rich in vitamins, antioxidants, enzymes, etc. They help in building strong bones, boosting the immune system, and also aids in digestion, and are also low in calories. Pineapple is rich in vitamin C and manganese.
Pineapple allergy is when you experience an allergic reaction after eating pineapple fruit or pineapple juice or any pineapple product. Sometimes there may be an allergic reaction after touching the pineapple fruit. The symptoms of pineapple allergy include difficulty in breathing, swelling of the face, tongue, throat and lips, intense itching, rashes, hives, flushing of the face, sinus congestion, dizziness, fainting, metallic taste in the mouth, etc.
Sometimes the allergic reactions can be life-threatening causing narrowing of the airways, making it difficult to breathe. Very less often pineapple allergy may cause an anaphylactic reaction. Anaphylaxis is a medical emergency condition which leads to facial flushing, itching, shock, sudden fall in blood pressure, constriction of airways, swollen throat, difficulty to breathe, etc.
This test may be recommended to you if experience allergic symptoms like flushing of the face, rashes, hives, intense itching, swelling of the face, tongue, throat, lips, difficulty in breathing, sinus congestion, dizziness, fainting, etc.
No special preparation is needed for Allergy Pineapple Enzyme Assay Blood. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Allergy Pineapple Enzyme Assay Blood. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
The normal reference range may vary depending on gender, age, health history, etc.
If your test results show high levels of IgE antibodies than the given reference range, it may indicate that the person is most likely to have an allergy.
If your test results are lower than the reference range, it may indicate that the allergy is absent in the individual.
If you get abnormal test results, consult your doctor immediately. Your doctor may recommend other tests depending on your test results.
|UNISEX||All age groups||Increased IgE (>100kU/l) is seen if the person is allergic to the specific substance|