Allergy, Individual Marker, MANGO
Understanding Allergy, Individual Marker, MANGO
What is Allergy, Individual Marker, MANGO?
Allergy, Individual Marker, MANGO is a lab test that measures the amount of mango-specific Immunoglobulin E (IgE) in the blood. Allergy is an abnormal reaction exhibited by some individuals in response to a substance that is most often considered harmless. IgE is an antibody (a protein) produced by the immune system that mediates allergy reactions. Some of the symptoms of allergies include redness, skin rashes, itching, swelling, etc.
The doctor may request this test to check if a person is allergic to mango. Higher levels of mango-specific IgE antibodies in the blood may indicate that the person is allergic to mango, though additional tests are required for confirmation. Mango allergy can be managed by avoiding the consumption of mango in all forms.
What is Allergy, Individual Marker, MANGO used for?
Interpreting Allergy, Individual Marker, MANGO results
* If your total IgE level is increased, it usually indicates that you are suffering from allergy to mango.