One of the most common allergies is peanut allergy, which can also be very serious. Peanut allergy means that a person has a hypersensitivity to proteins found in peanuts. In most cases, an allergic reaction occurs when you eat them, or if you accidentally eat foods that contain or have been in contact with peanuts. If you are allergic and exposed to peanuts through the air or skin, it rarely causes serious reactions.
Peanuts belong to the legume family and are not a typical nut. This means that even if the test shows a peanut allergy, it does not automatically mean that the person is allergic to other nuts.
This allergy test measures the levels of specific antibodies in the blood, known as IgE antibodies, that are associated with an allergic reaction to peanuts. The antibodies are produced by the immune system in response to exposure to peanut proteins. By analyzing the levels of these antibodies, it is possible to identify whether you are allergic to peanuts and further possibly assess the degree of the allergy.
In the case of an allergic reaction to peanut, symptoms are often experienced within a few minutes. Here are some of the most common symptoms of peanut allergy:
By completing this allergy test, you can gain a better understanding of peanut allergy and take the necessary steps to manage the allergy safely. However, it is important to note that your individual test results for peanut allergy should be discussed with an allergist who can give you individual advice on any further investigations.
Allergens from foods include various proteins that occur in foods and can cause an allergic reaction in the body.
It is important that you follow the specific instructions regarding fasting, time of sampling and any medications before you leave your sample. If there are specific indications for your test, you will find them above in the yellow information box. If you follow the steps below, you will be well prepared regardless of which test your sampling is for:
The referral is available digitally at the sampling unit. Here you can read our guidelines for leaving samples.
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