Allergix® IgG4 Food Antibodies, 30 Bloodspot - Genova Test Kit

Allergix® IgG4 Food Antibodies, 30 Bloodspot - Genova Test Kit

Quick Overview

This at-home test kit measures the total IgG levels that react to common food antigens.

Test #MMX0076

$240.00

Availability: In stock

Preparation No fasting required. The use of immunosuppressive drugs, such as cortisone, can give false negative results. Discontinue the use of such drugs for 60 days before testing to allow antibody reactions to be seen. Check with physician before stopping medications. It is best to ship your specimen within 48 hours of collection. Specimen must be sent to lab by overnight mail Monday-Thursday only. Please read patient instructions very carefully prior to beginning the test.
Test Results 14 Days once the lab receives the specimen. May take longer based on weather, holiday or lab delays.

From a simple finger stick, the Bloodspot IgG4 Food Antibodies Profile offers a non-invasive alternative to a blood draw in determining IgG food reactions. Responses to 30 different foods are tested, and responses are categorized by severity from borderline to mild, moderate, or severe on the report.

IgG4 Antibodies are associated with non-atopic or "delayed" food reactions that can worsen or contribute to many health conditions. Food sensitivities can occur at any age, triggering a wide range of symptoms. The Bloodspot IgG4 Food Antibody Profile measures levels of IgG4 antibodies specific to 30 commonly offending foods clearly identifying foods causing patient reactions. Testing aids the clinician in the specific dietary change that is needed, helping to achieve positive outcomes sooner, even when combined with elimination or provocation testing.

Features of blood spot testing:

  • Easy to implement in any practice and great option for follow–up testing
  • Does not require venipuncture
  • Cost–effective testing and therapy
  • Easy enough for patients to use at home
  • Offers the same levels of precision and reproducibility as standard methods


Foods tested are: Almond, Aspergillus, Beef, Cantaloupe, Cashew, Chicken, Corn, Crab, Egg-Whole, Garlic, Lobster, Milk-Cow, Mustard Seed, Oat, Orange, Peanut, Pea-Green, Pinto Bean, Pork, Rice, Salmon, Shrimp, Soybean, Strawberry, Sunflower, Tomato, Tuna, Turkey, Walnut-English, Wheat

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