This test is used to detect the presence of immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies against soya bean in the blood. This test helps to know the immune response of the body towards soya bean.
Soya bean is also called as soybean or Soja bean. Soya bean provides proteins and is used widely across the world. They do not contain any starch or cholesterol. They also contain omega-3 fats which help in reducing the risk of developing heart disease. They also have a lot of vitamins and minerals like Vitamin-B, vitamin-D, zinc, calcium etc. Soya beans have antioxidant properties.
Soya bean allergy is a type of allergy in which an individual is allergic to the soya bean and may suffer from symptoms such as abdominal pain, itching, and swelling of the mouth, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, skin rashes, runny nose, wheezing, difficulty in breathing etc.
In severe allergic condition, an individual may suffer from life-threatening anaphylactic shock.
This test is performed to check whether an individual is allergic to soya bean or not. The doctor may ask you to undergo this test if you are suffering from symptoms such as difficulty in breathing, swelling of the mouth, skin rashes, diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain, wheezing, runny nose etc.
No special preparation is needed for Allergy Soyabean Enzyme Assay. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Allergy Soyabean Enzyme Assay. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
The test results may be different depending on gender, age, and health conditions. Inform your doctor if you have any other allergies.
Generally, there is no need for medical interventions if test results are normal.
If your test results show high levels of IgE antibodies than the given normal reference range, it may indicate that the person is most likely to have a soya bean allergy.
If your test results are lower than the normal reference range, it may indicate that the person is not having a soya bean allergy.
Based on the test results, your doctor may advise appropriate medical treatments, lifestyle modifications, or further diagnostic tests.
|UNISEX||All age groups||Increased IgE (>100kU/l) is seen if the person is allergic to the specific substance|