Also known as Quantitative Ige , Immunoglobulin E, to Screen for an Allergic Disease; Sometimes to Screen for a Parasitic infection
Now in Rs. 745
TOTAL IgE by Thyrocare is group test which is originally priced at Rs 770 and now available at a discounted price of Rs. 745 which is inclusive of taxes .Fasting Not Required for TOTAL IgE and sample can be collected at your home.
Out of the five classes of Immunoglobulins, the immune system produces Immunoglobulin E as a response to any foreign threats. The Total IgE blood test measures the amount of IgE in the blood. This test is done on patients with persistent itching, respiratory discomfort, and parasitic infections and also in evaluating children with a family history of allergies. When someone has an allergy, the immune system takes it upon itself to fight off any foreign particles like dust or pollen by producing antibodies. So, higher levels indicate the presence of allergies. This test is a simple one with no preparation or specific instructions to be followed. It is done by collecting a small sample of blood, which can be booked online and you can even opt for home collection of the sample. There are specific tests that help in diagnosing the particular cause of an allergy.
Test Price : Rs. 745 ( Tax included )
TOTAL IgE is a health checkup package which
includes important parameters.
Get tested for TOTAL IgE at fully automated diagnostic laboratory Thyrocare which has Centralized Processing Lab (CPL) in Mumbai for esoteric tests and Regional Processing Labs in major cities of India.
Thyrocare Technologies Limited has huge set up covering over 2 Lakh sq. ft. floor area ensures zero error processing if approx 50 thousand specimens and over 3 lakh Clinical investigations per day is the right choice for your TOTAL IgE testing.
The total Ige test is the test that measures the quantitative measure of the amount of IgE present in the blood. These immunoglobulins are produced by special immune cells that are called plasma cells. Despite not providing a diagnosis, this test helps plan the treatment action. It is a very beneficial test for patients who have asthma due to allergies. An advanced form of this test called the specific test helps in identifying the amount of IgE produced in response to a specific allergen.
Total IgE test in India is used to screen for allergic diseases and parasitic infections. A recurring or constant lung or skin infection, and digestive abnormalities may be signs of getting the test done. Few other symptoms that could indicate high levels
• Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
• Sneezing, coughing, and difficulty in breathing.
• Asthma-like symptoms and tightness in the chest.
• Itchy eyes or persistent itching in general.
Faqs for Total Ige test in India
What is the price of the Total IgE test in India?
The Total IgE test price varies from lab to lab. The thyrocare total IgE blood test can be booked online at the discounted price mentioned above. It can be simply booked online and you can also request a home collection for the sample with minimal additional charges.
What are the causes of high levels of IgE?
Immunoglobulin E is also called the ‘gatekeeper’ as it is released into the bloodstream to fight foreign pathogens. Several diseases can be a cause of an increased level.
• Atopic diseases (Asthma, dermatitis, urticaria, allergic rhinitis)
• Parasitic diseases
• Neoplastic diseases
• Cutaneous diseases
• Immune deficiency
Some studies show how the levels are higher in people with cardiovascular issues. Allergic diseases remain one of the most common causes of increased levels.
What are the benefits of the tests?
The Total IgE test is beneficial for managing and deciding the plan of action for the treatment of allergic diseases. It is also helpful in identifying any potential allergens and so beneficial in avoiding allergies by avoiding and in some cases immunotherapy. So, The test becomes vital for people suspecting food or air-borne allergies as it could make the diagnosis simpler.
What is the procedure for the Total IgE test?
The test is a rather simple one. This test is done by inserting a needle into one’s arm and collecting the blood sample from your veins into the vial. The entire process gets completed in less than five minutes and there are very few instances of discomfort later on.
How to book the Total IgE test in India?
Total IgE blood tests in India can be booked online via Mediyaar.com. We offer this test at your doorstep. You can easily book a blood test at home online by filling up the above form and getting your sample collected at home as per your chosen date & time slot.
How do you prepare for the test?
There is no preparation required for the Total IgE test at home. Some laboratories suggest taking allergy tests on an empty stomach but most do not give any instructions as such. Patients who take antihistamines are advised to consult the healthcare provider beforehand as they may be asked to stop taking them before the allergy test.
What is the normal Total IgE level?
Total IgE blood test results are provided in two unit systems, namely international units per milliliter of blood (IU/mL) or nanograms per milliliter of blood (ng/mL). Your results are usually concerning the age group and your current health status. The normal levels of different age groups are mentioned below.
|Age Group||Normal IgE levels|
|=< 1||0 - 15 IU/mL|
|1 - 5||0 - 60 IU/mL|
|6 - 9||0 - 90 IU/mL|
|>10 - 15||0 - 200 IU/mL|
|Adults||0 - 100 IU/mL|