What is a Flour & Meat Allergy Profile 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 a Flour & Meat Allergy Profile Test?
- If you have severe swelling, itching or diarrhoea.
- 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.
✓ Immunoglobulin E: measures the level of Immunoglobulin E, a type of antibody.
✓ Rye flour
✓ Wheat flour
✓ Oat flour
How does our Clinic Visit test work?
Please make your appointment online and visit us on-site to have your Flour & Meat Allergy Profile Test performed by one of our Registered Nurses. Please note that you must present your ID for your appointment.
How long do blood test results take?
The target turnaround time for Flour & Meat Allergy Profile Test results is within one week. The turnaround time is a guide only and will sometimes depend upon assay run schedules.