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Allergen - Drug - Penicilloyl V antibiotic Test

Allergen - Drug - Penicilloyl V antibiotic Test

also known as: Allergy Penicilloyl V Enzyme Assay

Also known as Allergy Penicilloyl V Enzyme Assay, this test is performed to measure the level of IgE Antibodies in the blood. It is an allergy test that is specifically done to confirm Penicilloyl V Allergy. This test is also used during and after the treatment of Penicilloyl V Allergy to understand the effectiveness of the treatment. Penicilloyl- derivatives of penicillin are the most notable allergens that are found in penicillin- sensitized individuals. This test helps in identifying and confirming that.

This test requires no special preparation from the patient side. Once the test is prescribed, the patient can walk-in to any lab or clinic to get the test done. A blood sample will be drawn for the analysis. Just to be on the safe side, please inform the doctor about any drugs or medications that you are taking currently or any specific medical conditions. If any preparation or precaution is required, the doctor will advise you about it.

The reference values for Allergen - Drug - Penicilloyl V antibiotic test is unisex across all ages as well. The test results are usually available the next day itself. Any value less than 3.5 kU/L is treated as nil, insignificant, low or moderate. Value in the range of 3.51 - 17.50 kU/L is high and anything greater than this range is treated as very high.

The test findings are useful in confirming and understanding the Penicilloyl V Allergy. Positive results indicate an allergy and negative rules out the same. These test results need to be, however, used in conjunction with clinical findings and patient history to arrive at a diagnosis.

A 1 ml sample of blood will be drawn from the body for this test. It is similar to any other blood test and not troublesome in any way. Blood samples are expected to be taken no later than 6 months from the exposure to penicillin. The lab assistant prepares the site to draw the blood from by cleaning it with alcohol.

The blood is drawn using a needle inserted into the vein into a Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube. The needle is withdrawn once the required amount of blood is drawn into the container and the site is covered with a plaster. The blood sample is labelled and sent to the laboratory for investigation.

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Type Gender Age-Group Value
Allergy - Drug - Penicilloyl V antibiotic
All age groups
Average price range of the test is approximately Rs.900 depending on the factors of city, quality and availablity.

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