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Allergy, Individual Marker, MUTTON

Overview Brief

Allergy to mutton is very rare. The allergy is caused by Lone star tick. One bite of mutton contaminated with the tick,  causes allergy. Allergy, Individual Marker, MUTTON, tests patient blood sample to confirm mutton allergy.

What is Allergy, Individual Marker, MUTTON?

Allergy, Individual Marker, Mutton is a blood test. It is conducted using ImmunoCAP method. (2) Allergy, Individual Marker, Mutton tests the number of immunoglobulin E antibodies present in serum, when exposed to specific allergen in mutton.

Why is Allergy, Individual Marker, MUTTON suggested?

Allergy, Individual Marker, MUTTON is suggested by an allergist or physician, when he observes following symptoms in patients.

  • Skin rash, hives or irritation.
  • Blocked, runny or stuffy nose and sneezing.
  • Problems with breathing or asthma.

How is Allergy, Individual Marker, MUTTON Performed?

Allergy, Individual Marker, MUTTON is a pathological test performed at a laboratory.

  • Intravenous blood sample is collected.
  • Serum is separated.
  • Serum is exposed to specific allergen in mutton.
  • Level of immunoglobulin E antibodies in response to allergen is measured.
  • High level of IgE antibodies in Allergy, Individual Marker, MUTTON report means the person is allergic to mutton.

What are the Parameters Measured in Allergy, Individual Marker, MUTTON?

The level of IgE is the parameter measured in Allergy, Individual Marker, MUTTON.

Preparation before Allergy, Individual Marker, MUTTON

Allergy, Individual Marker, MUTTON involves giving sample for testing.

  • Fasting is not required.
  • You may be asked to stop some medications before Allergy, Individual Marker, MUTTON.

Post-care after Allergy, Individual Marker, MUTTON

Allergy, Individual Marker, MUTTON does not require much post-care.

  • Rest for some time after Allergy, Individual Marker, MUTTON.
  • Report any discomfort, to doctor

Sample types for Allergy, Individual Marker, MUTTON

Allergy, Individual Marker, MUTTON is a painless and safe diagnostic test.

  • Blood sample.

Side-effects of Allergy, Individual Marker, MUTTON

Allergy, Individual Marker, MUTTON does not have any complications.

  • Pain at the injection site.
  • Weakness or dizziness.

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