IgG Spices - Allergy Test

Genova Diagnostics IgG Spices 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 & moulds

Test Type: BloodTest

Analyte List
Allspice
Basil
Bay leaf
Cayenne
Cinnamon
Cloves
Cumin
Curry
Dill
Fennel
Ginger
Horseradish
Marjoram
Mustard
Nutmeg
Oregano
Paprika
Parsley
Pepper (black)
Peppermint
Rosemary
Sage
Thyme
Total IgE
Vanilla
Specimen Requirements
3x 8ml Serum tubes