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Types of Allergy Testing in Melbourne, FL
Learn about different types of allergy testing in Melbourne, FL offered by board-certified Allergist Dr. Pavana Beerelli, including skin testing, blood testing, and food and drug challenges. Schedule your visit today!
“Melbourne Allergy and Asthma office was quick and easy to get an appointment even during the pandemic. Dr. Pavana Beerelli met with us by telehealth and was able to provide excellent insight into my child’s eczema and allergies. It was such a relief to finally have a treatment plan for my child. Dr. Beerelli was helpful and thorough in her approach. I would highly recommend her to anyone.”
– Danielle J, July 2020
Different Types of Allergy Testing
Methods for Skin Testing
Prick / Puncture
Blood tests measure the immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibody levels in the blood, which will be elevated after an allergic reaction. Broadly speaking, there are 2 types of blood tests including total IgE and specific IgE. Total IgE blood testing indicates if an allergic reaction occurred but will not be able to distinguish the specific allergen. A specific IgE test, on the other hand, measures IgE antibody levels in response to individual allergens.
Food Allergy Testing
Oral Food Challenge
Drug Allergy Testing
Oral Drug Challenge
Nasal Allergy Testing
Allergic Asthma Testing
Spirometry (Lung Function Testing)
Allergy Testing in Melbourne, FL
Dealing with an unknown allergic reaction? Get tested in Melbourne, FL. Dr. Beerelli is passionate about treating each of her patients with empathy, attentiveness and respect.
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