What is an Animals Allergy Blood Test?
Allergy occurs when the immune system interprets as harmful a foreign substance that is harmless to most people. When you are allergic, the immune system overreacts to the allergen by producing antibodies such as IgE immunoglobulins.
Why get an Animals Allergy Blood test?
- If you have severe sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes.
- If there is a risk of an allergic reaction to a very small amount of allergen.
- If you are being treated with antihistamines or other medicines.
✓ IgE: measures the level of IgE, a type of antibody.
✓ Animals: Cat, Dog, Horse, Mouse, Rat, Cow, Sheep, Rabbit, Hamster, Guinea pig, Budgerigar, Finch feathers, Canary bird feathers, Parrot feathers, Rose-ringed parakeet feathers, Goat.
How does our Clinic Visit test work?
Please make your appointment online and visit us on-site to have your Animals Allergy Test performed by one of our Registered Nurses.
How long do blood test results take?
The target turnaround time for Animals Allergy Test results is 5-7 working days. The turnaround time is a guide only and will sometimes depend upon assay run schedules.