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Above 10 years
Alternaria alternata is a primarily outdoor fungus that grows on vegetation. It can also be found indoors since it thrives in humid locations like bathrooms. This fungus is found mostly during summers. It produces large brown spores that are responsible for causing allergies and asthma.
The Allergy Customized Panel 1 Test checks for the presence of Alternaria alternata fungus and is useful in determining whether you have an allergic reaction to the same.
The Allergy Customized Panel 1 Test can be used for everyone, irrespective of their age and gender. It checks if you are allergic to Alternaria alternata by using a series of effective blood tests. These blood tests involve drawing blood and testing for allergic reactions to the fungus externally.
Generally, an allergy to Alternaria alternata is caused due to the immune system’s response. This happens when the body views specific substances as toxic and produces IgE antibodies for these contaminants.
The released antibodies result in the production of histamine by the cells. These histamines are the cause of the allergic reaction that happens in the body.
The method utilises serum testing for IgE antibodies, which provides an indication of the immune response elicited to specific allergens.
Allergy Customized Panel 1 Test is also useful in identifying the allergen responsible for the allergic reactions and the symptoms you may encounter.
If left untreated, allergy to Alternaria alternata could contribute significantly to the development and worsening of allergic diseases like allergic rhinitis and asthma.
Some of the common symptoms associated with this allergy are:
It is advisable to get the Allergy Customized Panel 1 Test done during summers since that is when this fungus’s pores are increasingly present in the air.
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The information mentioned above is meant for educational purposes only and should not be taken as a substitute to your Physician’s advice. It is highly recommended that the customer consults with a qualified healthcare professional to interpret test results