Antibody Assessment Full Combo (Foods, Inhalants, Molds, Spices and Celiac)-Genova Kit

Note: This is a test kit that will be mailed to you. It requires a blood draw. It is your responsibility to arrange the blood draw for your kit and payment of your specimen collection.



Fasting Required: No

Specimen: Blood

Lab: Genova Diagnostics

Results: 7 business days
Note: Result turnaround times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.

Special Instructions: Interfering factors to the antibody test: Glucocorticosteroids (e.g. oral prednisone and/or steroid metered-dose inhaler), chemotherapy, immunosuppressive medications. Non-interfering factors to the antibody test: antibiotics, antihistamines, and antidepressants. Test may be inaccurate if the patient has liver damage or HIV infection.

Description: Genova offers a full line of serum allergy testing and assessment including IgG/IgE Foods, Inhalants, Molds, and Spices. Symptoms such as Migraines, aching joints, fatigue, gastrointestinal disorders, and others have been linked to food sensitivity and environmental allergies.

• IgG Food Antibodies is an ELISA test that provides insight into delayed reactions/sensitivities to specific foods. Additionally, the IgG Food Antibody Assessment includes information on implementing an Elimination Diet based on the patient test results.
• IgE Food Antibodies Profile analyzes serum levels of total IgE antibodies for 19 combined foods and total IgE.
• IgE Inhalants is a chemiluminescent test to evaluate serum IgE antibody levels to 14 region specific common pollens and environmental inhalants. It is an ideal test for patients with suspected environmental and/or seasonal allergies.
• IgE Mold is a chemiluminescent test to evaluate serum IgE antibody levels to 15 molds. It is an ideal test for patients with suspected environmental allergies specific to molds.
• IgG Spices utilizes ELISA technology to evaluate serum for levels of IgG and total IgE antibodies for 24 frequently used culinary herbs and spices. It is an ideal test for patients with suspected
intolerance to spices and herbs.

Please see individual tests for analytes tested information.