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Test ID: BETV2    
BET v2 (Profilin), IgE, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Evaluation of patients suspected birch pollen allergy

 

Evaluation of patients with suspected peanut allergy

 

Evaluation of patients with oral allergy syndrome to other pollens or plant-based foods

Highlights

This test determines the relative amount of IgE antibody to the cross-reactive profilin, Bet v2.

 

IgE antibodies to Bet v2 are associated with birch pollen sensitivity and oral allergy syndrome.

 

The presence of IgE antibodies to Bet v2 represents a potential minor marker of peanut allergenicity.

 

Antibodies to Bet v2 may be associated with broad allergenic cross-reactivity with other profilin containing pollens or foods.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

BET v2 (Profilin), IgE, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Profilin
Betula verrucosa
Birch
Peanut