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Allergy blood tests look for substances in the blood (antibodies) that your child's body makes in response to allergens. Allergens are things that the body is allergic to.
There are several types of allergy blood tests including:
Allergy blood tests are done to find out what things your child is allergic to.
The health professional taking a sample of your child's blood will:
The results of allergy blood tests are usually available in about 7 days.
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Current as of: June 27, 2018
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Lora J. Stewart, MD - Allergy and Immunology, Pediatrics
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