This test is used to detect the presence of immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies against the strawberry in the blood. This test helps to know the immune response of the body towards a strawberry.
Strawberry is also called as garden strawberry. World widely it is cultivated for its fruit. The strawberry fruit is bright red in color and tastes sweet. It is used for making juice, pies, milkshakes, ice creams, and many more food items.
Strawberries are used for several purposes. They help in reducing the risk of heart diseases and a rich source of folate and vitamin C. They are also rich in fiber and have antioxidant properties.
Strawberry allergy is a type of allergy in which an individual is allergic to the strawberry and may suffer from symptoms such as itching in the mouth, stomach-ache, difficulty in breathing, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, cough, wheezing, skin rashes, light-headedness, swollen tongue, fainting, increased pulse rate, loss of consciousness, decreased blood pressure 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 a strawberry or not. The doctor may ask you to undergo this test if you are suffering from symptoms such as increased pulse rate, swollen tongue, fainting, skin rashes, vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, itching in the mouth, difficulty in breathing etc.
No special preparation is needed for Allergy Strawberry Fluorescence Assay. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Allergy Strawberry Fluorescence 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 strawberry allergy.
If your test results are lower than the normal reference range, it may indicate that the person is not having a strawberry 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|