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Measure: Immunoglobulin E (Total and Specific)   #090700


Immunoglobulin E (IgE), Total and Specific, are the class of antibodies produced in the lungs, skin, and mucous membranes, and are responsible for allergic reactions.


Total and allergen-specific serum immunoglobulin E (IgE) concentrations were chosen because they have been used extensively in studies of allergy-associated lung diseases. Measurement of total and allergen-specific IgE permits quantitative differentiation of individuals with atopy from those without atopy.



Respiratory, allergy, allergic, immunoassay, IgE

Measure Release Date: January 29, 2010

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