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Immunoglobulin E TotalÂ Test
Immunoglobulin E (IgE) is an antibody that is produced by the bodyâ€™s immune system in response to a perceived threat. This is one of five classes of immunoglobulins (A, G, M, D, and E) and is normally present in the blood in very small amounts. This test analyses the amount of IgE in the blood.
When is the Immunoglobulin E Total (IgE - Total) test recommended?
It is recommended:In the case of symptoms of allergies.In case of doubt of parasitic infection.To analyse the children's having a family history of allergies.To check in case of suspected allergic respiratory disease.To confirm sensitivity to the foods in patients with asthma, angioedema, or cutaneous disease.To evaluate sensitivity to insect venom allergens.
What does it measure?
The Immunoglobulin E Total (IgE - Total) test measures:The amount of IgE (immunoglobulin E) in the blood. It is an antibody that is produced by the immune system in response to danger.Normally, it is present in very small levels in the blood. This belongs to the classes of immunoglobulins, which include five types of immunoglobulins: IgA, IgG, IgM, IgD, and IgE.The total IgE test, also known as the quantitative IgE test, analyses the quantity of immunoglobulin E (IgE) in the blood.The production of IgE is seen in the cases of responses to allergens such as asthma and parasitic infections. Other allergens can include plant pollen, eggs, peanuts, bee venom, strawberries, and other allergenic substances.These IgE antibodies, once they are produced, bind with white blood cells and lead to the release of substances like histamine. This further causes constriction of the bronchi in the lungs in allergic or asthmatic people.
AImmunoglobulin E TotalÂ TestÂ FAQ
1. How long will the reports take?
Answer :- You will get the reports within 3 days after the collection of the blood sample.
2. How often should I get tested for the Immunoglobulin E TotalÂ Test?
Answer :- The Immunoglobulin E TotalÂ Test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your condition.
3. What is the type of sample required?
Answer :- This test requires a blood sample.
4. Is fasting required for an Immunoglobulin E TotalÂ Test?
Answer :- Fasting is not required for this test.
- Fill the booking form on right side with Name, Address, Mobile no.
- Blood/Urine samples will be collected from your Home address. 10-12 hrs fasting is required.
- You need to make the payment by cash to OrangeHealth when Technician comes to pick up the samples OR Pay online after confirmation of booking.
- Reports will be couriered at your residence in 3-4 working days if hardcopy is opted. We will email the reports within 48-72 hrs on your email address mentioned while booking.
- Sample pickup at home
- Online reports within 48 hours
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