apollo

Lamb Allergy Test

No preparation required

MRP173325% off
1300
circle logo₹65 cashback

testsTest(s) Included (1)

  • Lamb Allergy Test

    1 test included

    expand

About

blood sample
Sample

BLOOD

Gender
Gender

Both

users
Age group

7 years & above

The Lamb Allergy test determines whether a person is allergic to lamb meat. Compared to allergies to fish, poultry, cow's milk, tree nuts, gluten, soy, and seafood, allergies to lamb are comparatively uncommon. However, the development of a lamb allergy can occur at any age, which typically includes the involvement of alpha galactose (alpha-gal), a carbohydrate molecule.

A person's immune system reacts when they have a lamb allergy. The body creates Immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies against some substances since it perceives them as potentially dangerous. An allergic response is indicated by the release of histamine induced by these antibodies. People who have allergies to mutton may also become sensitive to beef because several of the allergens in sheep's meat are also present in beef.

Depending on their particular allergies, individuals might experience mild to severe reactions to lamb meat. One or more of the following are typical indications of a lamb allergy:

  • Wheezing or breathlessness 
  • Headaches 
  • Sniffles and runny nose
  • Irritation or hives 
  • Abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhoea, or vomiting
  • Anaphylaxis, in extreme circumstances

These allergic responses resemble those of other allergies. However, you should take the required action to address the issue and seek medical advice. It is essential to speak with a doctor for additional treatment if you are not currently taking any allergy medications.

The Lamb Allergy Test is one of the most effective methods to manage allergic reactions brought on by lamb allergens. Doctors perform this test to identify the primary triggers of the allergic reaction and the best ways to treat it. The test looks at the IgE antibodies produced by the immune mechanism in response to the allergen. You likely have a lamb allergy if your antibody levels aren't at their ideal levels.

Furthermore, the Lamb Allergy Test can help the physician identify and manage threatening diseases like anaphylaxis, contact dermatitis, and allergic rhinitis. There are no risks involved in the test.

Apollo 24|7 offers a comprehensive Lamb Allergy test which is quick, painless, and accurate.  
The appropriate course of action should be discussed with a person's doctor after a positive Lamb Allergy test result.

If you learn that you have a lamb allergy, you can take several different actions. Eliminating lamb and related products from your diet can be a simple way to cure a lamb allergy. On rare occasions, your doctor might advise taking antihistamines.
 

Medically reviewed by Dr Jatin Ahuja, Infectious Diseases, Apollo Hospitals Indraprastha, South Delhi.

 

faqFrequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What signs would indicate a lamb allergy?

The symptoms of a lamb allergy include rashes, angioedema (swelling of the skin and tissues), gastrointestinal distress, diarrhoea, runny or stuffy nose, nasal congestion, headaches, a dip in blood pressure, and in some cases, anaphylaxis.

Is lamb allergy a common occurrence?

A lamb allergy is relatively uncommon compared to cow's milk, peanuts, soy, fish, eggs, tree nuts, wheat, and shellfish allergies. However, the development of a lamb allergy can occur at any age, and alpha galactose (alpha-gal) is typically involved.

What does a Lamb Allergy test entail?

This convenient and simple blood test assesses the number of IgE antibodies specific to allergens in your blood, a sign of allergic sensitisation. It can be administered to persons of any age, even children. An allergy test is a potent diagnostic tool that can assist your healthcare practitioner in determining whether you have allergies and which allergens are triggering your reactions.

Can a Lamb Allergy test make you feel sick?

Itching and swelling at the test site are the most frequent reactions to a Lamb Allergy test. The itching of the throat, eyes, and nose, as well as runny noses, wheezing, dizziness, hives, and nausea are some additional adverse effects.

How is a Lamb Allergy test administered?

During the test procedure, a small blood specimen is collected and submitted to a lab for examination. The results are then analysed along with your medical records and observed symptoms. This combination could assist your doctor in confirming or excluding a potential lamb allergy.

What should I do to prepare for a Lamb Allergy Test?

An allergy test does not require any additional preparation on your part. Your doctor can occasionally advise fasting before the test. It is crucial to inform your doctor if you consume antihistamines. Before your test, they could ask you to avoid taking this medicine.

Most Popular tests & packages

Complete Blood Count (CBC) | Glucose, Fasting | HbA1c, Glycated Hemoglobin | Dengue NS1 Antigen - Elisa | Complete Urine Examination | Glucose, Post Prandial (PP), 2 Hours (Post Meal) | Lipid Profile | Liver Function Test (LFT) | Thyroid Profile (Total T3, Total T4, TSH) | Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH), Serum | C - Reactive Protein CRP (Quantitative) | Creatinine, Serum | Platelet Count | Culture And Sensitivity Urine | Peripheral Smear For Malarial Parasite (MP) | Renal Profile/Renal Function Test (RFT/KFT) | Widal Test ( Slide Method ) | Glucose, Random | Dengue Profile - Elisa | Uric Acid - Serum | Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) | Total Beta - HCG (TB-HCG) | Hemoglobin | Hemogram | Electrolytes - Serum | Vitamin B12 | Prothrombin Time (PT/INR) | Potassium - Serum / Plasma | Thyroid Profile - Free (FT3, FT4, TSH) | Urea And Creatinine | Sodium - Serum | Vitamin D - 25 Hydroxy (D2+D3) | Blood Group ABO And RH Factor | Dengue Fever NS1 Antigen, Rapid | Hiv Rapid

Lamb Allergy Test near you

Lamb Allergy Test in Beeramguda | Lamb Allergy Test in Begumpet | Lamb Allergy Test in Kondapur Junction | Lamb Allergy Test in Kondapur | Lamb Allergy Test in Kukatpally Housing Board Colony | Lamb Allergy Test in Kukatpally Metro Parking | Lamb Allergy Test in Lingampally | Lamb Allergy Test in Madhapur | Lamb Allergy Test in Manikonda | Lamb Allergy Test in Miyapur | Lamb Allergy Test in My Home Jewel Road | Lamb Allergy Test in Nizampet | Lamb Allergy Test in Sri Lakshmi Residency | Lamb Allergy Test in Malkajgiri | Lamb Allergy Test in Gachibowli | Lamb Allergy Test in Gopanapalli | Lamb Allergy Test in Jagadgiri Gutta | Lamb Allergy Test in Kanaka Durga Temple | Lamb Allergy Test in Masjid Banda | Lamb Allergy Test in Mayuri Nagar Welfare Association | Lamb Allergy Test in Palm Breeze Rd | Lamb Allergy Test in Pragathi Enclave | Lamb Allergy Test in Rtc Colony | Lamb Allergy Test in Kothaguda X Road | Lamb Allergy Test in Rethibowli | Lamb Allergy Test in Banjara Hills | Lamb Allergy Test in Borabanda | Lamb Allergy Test in Kukatpally | Lamb Allergy Test in Hitech City | Lamb Allergy Test in Bhaskar Nagar | Lamb Allergy Test in Manikonda | Lamb Allergy Test in Balanagar Township | Lamb Allergy Test in Hmt Township | Lamb Allergy Test in Nizampet | Lamb Allergy Test in Administrative Buildings | Lamb Allergy Test in Amberpet | Lamb Allergy Test in Attapur | Lamb Allergy Test in Central Secretariat | Lamb Allergy Test in Dattatreya Colony | Lamb Allergy Test in Falaknuma | Lamb Allergy Test in Hasannagar | Lamb Allergy Test in I.e.nacharam | Lamb Allergy Test in Jubilee Hills | Lamb Allergy Test in Malakpet Colony | Lamb Allergy Test in Raj Bhawan | Lamb Allergy Test in Sitaphalmandi | Lamb Allergy Test in Cuc | Lamb Allergy Test in Manuu | Lamb Allergy Test in Bowenpally

Why should Apollo be your preferred healthcare partner?

  • 40 Years of legacy and credibility in the healthcare industry.
  • NABL certified multi-channel digital healthcare platform.
  • Affordable diagnostic solutions with timely and accurate test results.
  • Up to 60% discount on Doorstep Diagnostic Tests, Home Sample Collection.
  • An inventory of over 100+ laboratories, spread across the country, operating out of 120+ cities with 1200+ collection centers, serving over 1800+ pin codes.

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