Blood Test: Immunoglobulin E (IgE) for Parents
The immunoglobulin E (IgE) blood test is often done as part of an initial screen for allergies. High IgE levels also may indicate a parasitic infection.
Allergy Testing - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Find out how doctors test for allergies.
Food Allergy Testing - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Find out how doctors test for food allergies.
Allergies - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Find out about allergies, allergic reactions, and how to keep kids safe.
This blood test can check for some kinds of allergies.
Blood Test: Immunoglobulins (IgA, IgG, IgM) for Parents
Evaluated together, immunoglobulins (antibodies in the blood) can give doctors important information about immune system functioning, especially relating to infection or autoimmune disease.
Food Allergies - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Food allergies can cause serious reactions. Find out how to keep kids safe and respond in an emergency.
Medical Tests & Exams - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Does your child need a diagnostic test? Find out what to expect.
Immune Thrombocytopenia for Parents
Immune thrombocytopenia happens when the immune system attacks platelets. Viral infections often trigger this in children, but it usually goes away within 6 months.
Doctors & Hospitals - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Doctor and hospital visits, tests, surgery, insurance paperwork, and medicines: let us help you take some confusion out of the process.