Galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose (Alpha-Gal) IgE

The Galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose (Alpha-Gal) IgE test contains 1 test with 1 biomarker.

Galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose (Alpha-Gal) IgE

 

Clinical Significance

The Galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose (Alpha-Gal) IgE test more specifically defines the etiology of allergic responses to meat allergens in patients with a delayed onset of symptoms (3 to 6 hours after meal). IgE to Alpha-Gal is the likely cause of anaphylactic reactions in individuals who develop hypersensitivities to beef, pork and/or lamb as adults.

 

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GALACTOSE ALPHA 1,3