What is IgE - Immunoglobulin E Total (IgE - Total) test?
Immunoglobulin IgE test is one of the five classes of immunoglobulins that is present primarily in the skin and mucous membranes. It is believed to play a role in body reactions to environmental antigens, especially allergic reactions.
Why get the IgE - Immunoglobulin E Total (IgE - Total) test?
Increased Serum IgE level is usually seen in allergic diseases, some primary immunodeficiencies, parasitic and viral infections, certain inflammatory diseases, and rarely in some malignancies.
When to take this test?
AnytimeBased on doctor adviceNo particular precautions are required, unless it is recommended by your doctor.IgE - Total