Allergy Check


Allergies are on the increase, and food allergies in particular are becoming more common. Allergies are caused by an overreaction of the body’s immune system to certain innocuous molecules from the outside world. These allergens may be from foods, pollens, house dust, animal hair or moulds.

Are you living with an allergy?

Allergens trigger immune cells to release histamine and other inflammatory chemicals that result in an allergic reaction. Symptoms of an allergy are varied and can include itching, burning and swelling around the mouth, swelling of face or eyes, runny nose, skin rash, hives, diarrhoea, abdominal cramps, breathing difficulties, vomiting and nausea.

What we test?

Total IgE

Elevated IgE levels can indicate a tendency to be hyperallergic – this is often characterised by conditions such as eczema, hay fever, or allergic asthma.

Staple Food Mix

This blood test measures:

Egg white, milk, fish, wheat, peanut and soybean

Seafood Mix

This blood test measures:

Fish, prawn, blue mussel, tuna and salmon

Nut Mix

This blood test measures:

Peanut, hazelnut, almond and coconut

House Dust & Mite Mix

This blood test measures:

Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus, dermatophagoides farinae, housedust and cockroach

Regional Grass/ Australian Pollen Mix

This blood test measures:

Rye, bahia, bermuda, plantain, ragweed and goosefoot

Animal Epithelia Mix

This blood test measures:

Cat, dog, cow and horse dander

Mould Mix

This blood test measures:

Penicillium, cladosporium, aspergillus and alternaria