Salmon IgE Test
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Salmon IgE Test - More Information
The salmon allergy test, also known as a salmon allergy blood test and a salmon allergy IgE test, measures the salmon IgE antibody blood level.
This salmon IgE test uses the ImmunoCAP® lab methodology. Salmon IgE antibody blood test results are reported in kU/L and can be compared against the IgE antibody reference range provided by the lab to determine the IgE allergy class to salmon. This salmon allergy test is one of the types of fish tested in the fish allergy test panel.
This salmon allergy blood test is less painful and has less side effects than historical allergy testing methods such as the skin prick test (SPT). In the skin prick, or scratch, test, serum containing salmon components are injected into the skin. If you are allergic to salmon, you will, unfortunately, have a mild allergic reaction and all of the symptoms that go with it. Instead, this allergy blood test can check for the salmon allergy without causing an allergic reaction, resulting in a much more comfortable lab testing experience through a simple blood draw.
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