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Yeast Allergy IgE Blood Test

The yeast allergy IgE blood test measures the amount of allergen-specific IgE antibodies in the blood to detect an allergy to yeast.


Test Code: 602567

Also Known As:

Methodology: Thermo Fisher ImmunoCAP

Preparation: No special preparation required.

Test Results: 3-5 days. May take longer based on weather, holiday or lab delays.


Test Code: 2845

Also Known As:

Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)

Preparation: No special preparation required.

Test Results: 3-5 days. May take longer based on weather, holiday or lab delays.

Description

Order a yeast allergy IgE blood test to detect an allergy to yeast. This test measures the amount of allergen-specific antibodies in a blood sample. Yeast is a fungus that is commonly used in many foods and drinks around the world. It can also develop when certain foods are left open for an extended period of time. As a result, the list of foods containing this allergen is very extensive.

Individuals with a yeast allergy should be careful to verify food ingredients and avoid foods containing the ingredient. Yeast might be found in foods such as:

  • Cereal products
  • Breads
  • Baked goods, such as croissants, muffins, cinnamon rolls, or biscuits
  • Beer
  • Ciders
  • Wine
  • Premade gravies, stock cubes, and stocks
  • Aged meats
  • Vinegar and foods containing vinegar, such as salad dressing and pickles 
  • Olives
  • Fermented foods, such as sauerkraut and ripe cheeses
  • Mushrooms
  • Blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, and grapes
  • Dried fruits
  • Yogurt
  • Buttermilk
  • Synthetic cream
  • Miso
  • Soy sauce
  • Citric acid
  • Tofu
  • Items that have been opened and stored for an extended period of time

An allergy to yeast triggers a reaction in an individual's immune system. The body views certain substances as toxic and produces IgE antibodies to these contaminants. These antibodies cause histamine to be released, which will cause the symptoms of an allergic reaction.

Allergy symptoms vary from one individual to the next ranging from mild to severe reactions, which can be experienced within minutes to hours after exposure. Common symptoms of a yeast allergy may include one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Hives
  • Itchy skin
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Constipation
  • Bloating
  • Stomach pain
  • Gas
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Unexpected weight gain
  • Joint pain
  • Coughing
  • Runny nose
  • Sneezing
  • Red eyes
  • Watery eyes
  • Headaches
  • Tiredness and fatigue

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