Also known as: Quantitative IgE
Formal name: Immunoglobulin E
Related tests: Allergy Blood Testing, Quantitative Immunoglobulins, Protein Electrophoresis, Eosinophil Count
Why should I do it?
To screen for an allergic disease; sometimes to screen for a parasitic infection
When should I do it?
When you have periodic or persistent skin, lung, or digestive symptoms that suggest allergies; when a doctor suspects a parasitic infection
What Kind of Sample is Needed?
A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm
Test Preparation Needed?