Blood IgG4 and IgE food and environmental screen

English translation: Tests for blood immunoglobulins (classes IgG and IgE) against food or environmental antigens

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English term or phrase:Blood IgG4 and IgE food and environmental screen
English translation:Tests for blood immunoglobulins (classes IgG and IgE) against food or environmental antigens
Entered by: paolamonaco

17:40 Apr 23, 2005
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English term or phrase: Blood IgG4 and IgE food and environmental screen
It's part of a list of tests for food allergies.
I do not understand the sentence construction and, consequenlty, its meaning.Any suggestion would be greatly appreciated.

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**Blood IgG4 and IgE food and environmental screen**
paolamonaco
Italy
Local time: 05:04
Tests for blood immunoglobulins (classes IgG and IgE) against food or environmental antigens
Explanation:
I think your sentence is a shorthand form of describing immunological tests against allergies - measuring IgGs and IgEs against various food and other environmental antigens

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Note added at 1 hr 2 mins (2005-04-23 18:42:52 GMT)
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Tests FOR allergies, that is :-)
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Drunya
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thanks
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4 +13Tests for blood immunoglobulins (classes IgG and IgE) against food or environmental antigens
Drunya


  

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blood igg4 and ige food and environmental screen
Tests for blood immunoglobulins (classes IgG and IgE) against food or environmental antigens


Explanation:
I think your sentence is a shorthand form of describing immunological tests against allergies - measuring IgGs and IgEs against various food and other environmental antigens

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Note added at 1 hr 2 mins (2005-04-23 18:42:52 GMT)
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Tests FOR allergies, that is :-)

Drunya
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Grading comment
thanks

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Dr Sue Levy (X): detecting in the blood IgG and IgA antibodies against specific known allergens in food and the environment/oops sorry yes IgE not IgA - slip of the brain ;-)
5 mins
  -> Nicely put (only in this case the measured antibodies are IgGs and IgEs ;-) ). Thank you!

agree  sktrans
17 mins
  -> Thank you

agree  Can Altinbay
1 hr

agree  Maria Chmelarova: with... "for allergies " not "against allergies"
3 hrs
  -> Yes, of course. :-) Thanks!

agree  Saleh Chowdhury, Ph.D.
6 hrs

agree  EdithK
10 hrs

agree  luskie
14 hrs

agree  Dina Abdo
15 hrs

agree  Rafal Korycinski
19 hrs

agree  Piotr Sawiec
1 day 32 mins

agree  Helen Genevier: allergens rather than antigens
1 day 1 hr

agree  Jörgen Slet
1 day 3 hrs

agree  Rina LS
1 day 10 hrs
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