IgE-mediated food allergy test in Melbourne reactions are essentially immediate reactions that will occur within a few minutes to a few hours. Immediate reactions are caused by an allergen-specific immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibody that floats around in the blood stream. IgE-mediated food allergies cause your immune system to react abnormally when exposed to one or more specific foods. Some of the common foods that people have an IgE-mediated reaction to are things like nuts, milk and eggs.
It is recommended that IgE food allergy testing in Melbourne is only performed for infants greater than 18 months of age.