Allergy Tests

Different cells (lymphocytes, mast cells, basophils, eosinophils …) and multiple molecules, some of them specific to the allergen that triggers the reaction (antibodies or immunoglobulins) and other substances that are mediators of the allergic response, are common in the allergic reaction. Allergens (histamine, tryptase, etc.).

The available laboratory techniques for the diagnosis of allergy try, on the one hand, to analyze the specific response, trying to identify the allergen responsible for the patient’s symptoms; And, on the other hand, to determine the immunological mechanism of such allergic reaction.