IgG Spices - Allergy Test

Genova Diagnostics IgG Spices (*not available in NY) allergy test evaluates serum levels of IgG and total IgE antibodies for 24 frequently used culinary herbs and spices. Using ELISA technology to evaluate the serum levels, this allergy test is ideal for patients with suspected allergic reactions to spices and herbs.

IgG-Mediated Allergies

  • Delayed onset (4-72 hours) of allergy symptoms
  • Circulating half-life of 21 days
  • Temporary allergies
  • Stimulates histamine release and activates complement
  • Includes foods, herbs & spices

IgE-Mediated Allergies

  • Immediate onset of allergy symptoms
  • Circulating half-life of 1-2 days
  • Permanent allergies
  • Stimulates histamine release
  • Includes foods, inhalants & molds

NOTE: When ordering the IgG Spices allergy test, it will be listed as “Allergy Antibody” on the Order Menu. Not available in New York.

Test Type: BloodTest

Analyte List
Allspice - IgG
Basil - IgG
Bay leaf - IgG
Black Pepper - IgG
Cayenne Pepper - IgG
Cinnamon - IgG
Cloves - IgG
Cumin - IgG
Curry - IgG
Dill - IgG
Fennel seed - IgG
Ginger - IgG
Horseradish - IgG
Marjoram - IgG
Mustard - IgG
Nutmeg - IgG
Oregano - IgG
Paprika - IgG
Parsley - IgG
Peppermint - IgG
Rosemary - IgG
Sage - IgG
Thyme - IgG
Total IgE
Vanilla - IgG
CPT Codes  
Allspice - IgG 86001
Basil - IgG 86001
Bay leaf - IgG 86001
Black Pepper - IgG 86001
Cayenne Pepper - IgG 86001
Cinnamon - IgG 86001
Cloves - IgG 86001
Cumin - IgG 86001
Curry - IgG 86001
Dill - IgG 86001
Fennel seed - IgG 86001
Ginger - IgG 86001
Horseradish - IgG 86001
Marjoram - IgG 86001
Mustard - IgG 86001
Nutmeg - IgG 86001
Oregano - IgG 86001
Paprika - IgG 86001
Parsley - IgG 86001
Peppermint - IgG 86001
Rosemary - IgG 86001
Sage - IgG 86001
Thyme - IgG 86001
Total IgE 82785
Vanilla - IgG 86001
Specimen Requirements
3ml serum in transfer tube (frozen)