Blood Archives - Allergy Test

What’s the accuracy of blood testing?

In the case of allergy tests, we are checking the production of specific IgE antibodies against food and environmental allergens, while in the case of intolerances we are testing the production of specific IgG4 antibodies. Our testing are performed using ELISA...

What should I do if my blood clots too quickly?

We recommend you prick your middle or index finger after a brief walk, and following running your hand under a hot tap. If the blood still clots, you can start to massage your finger from the palm of your hand downwards towards your finger tip, to stimulate more blood...

What happens if I don’t fill all five spots?

Click on the LiveChat button on our website (24 hours a day) and we will arrange for new lancets and a new card to be sent the following working day. This will cause a delay in your testing process so we recommend following the instructions carefully the first time...

How long should I leave my blood sample to dry for?

To ensure your results are accurate, your blood sample needs to be completely dry before packaging. If stored in a cool, dry place, it will be ready to be folded after approximately 5 hours. We do not recommend speeding the drying process through any other...