Allergies affect more than 50 million people in the U.S. each year and are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S.1
Learn how you can get the answers you need through allergy testing to feel more informed and empowered with your health.
With just one blood draw, healthcare providers have a quick and simple way to get answers about allergy symptoms.
Results from a single blood sample, along with an exam and medical history, can help healthcare providers establish an accurate diagnosis and create a treatment plan.
SPECIFIC IgE BLOOD TESTING
Immunoglobulin E (IgE) is an antibody naturally produced by the immune system.
If a person is exposed to an allergen—a usually harmless substance like pollen, pet dander or a certain food—and their type of IgE mistakenly identifies an allergen as an “invader,” their immune system could:
An allergen-specific IgE test measures the levels of certain IgE antibodies—with just one sample of blood—to help identify which allergens may be causing unwanted symptoms.
Anyone can request (or obtain) IgE allergy blood testing from their primary care provider—and it doesn’t matter if you are taking medication, are pregnant or have skin conditions.
A wide range of tests can identify 500+ relevant allergens—including grasses, foods, molds and animal dander—to help you get the allergy answers you need.
1. American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. (2018). Allergy Facts. https://acaai.org/news/facts-statistics/allergies Accessed 27 June 2022.
2. Immunoglobulin E (IgE) Defined. https://www.aaaai.org/Tools-for-the-Public/Allergy,-Asthma-Immunology-Glossary/Immunoglobulin-E-(IgE)-Defined Accessed 27 June 2022.