Immunoglobulin E antibodies against Timothy


The allergen in timothy grass is a protein called Phl p 5, which can cause allergic reactions such as sneezing, runny nose, and difficulty breathing in people who are allergic to pollen. A specific IgE test can be used to diagnose a timothy allergy.

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About the allergen in timothy

The allergen in timothy grass is usually a protein called Phl p 5. It is one of several proteins found in timothy grass pollen and is a common cause of allergic reactions in people who are allergic to pollen.

When a person allergic to Phl p 5 is exposed to timothy grass pollen, the immune system reacts by producing antibodies against the protein. This can lead to allergic symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes, and difficulty breathing.

How can I find out if I am allergic to timothy?

A blood test can be used to investigate an allergy to timothy by measuring the levels of specific antibodies in the blood that are associated with allergic reactions to timothy. The test is called a specific IgE test.

The results of the test will show whether or not you have an allergic reaction to timothy. If the levels of specific IgE antibodies are high, it may indicate that you are allergic to timothy.

It is important to note that the result of an IgE test does not always correlate completely with symptoms of allergy, and that the test is only part of the investigation process.

If you take a timothy allergy test and your IgE antibodies are found to be elevated, you can show your result to a doctor or allergy specialist who can help you with a full assessment and possible treatment.

Tests containing the allergen Timothy

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  • Testing allergy to grass pollen.
  • Measures the level of IgE antibodies in the blood against grass pollen.
  • May indicate a pollen allergy to grass.

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How does the blood test take place?
Sampling for this test is done via a venous blood sample. The sample is usually taken from a vein in the crook of the elbow and is performed by trained healthcare professionals. How much blood you are allowed to give depends on the number of health markers to be analyzed. The sampling usually takes a few minutes.
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  • Analyzes and measures the level of IgE antibodies.
  • Gives insight into which allergen(s) may causes allergic reaction.

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