This check is designed to asses if you might have an allergy. It measures your levels of Immunoglobulin E (IgE) in your blood. A raised IgE level indicates an allergic response which needs further investigation.
This test includes (expand individual tests for details):
Total Immunoglobulin E
This test measures the amount of immunoglobulins, also known as antibodies, in your blood. Antibodies are proteins made by the immune system. They fight substances like viruses and bacteria. Different immunoglobulins fight different substances. This test may be diagnose a variety of conditions, including, allergy, bacterial or viral infections.