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In the world of allergens, Cladosporium herbarum is a common mold that can cause allergic reactions in sensitive individuals. Often found indoors and outdoors, this mold species is known for its airborne spores which can trigger various allergy symptoms. An allergen test specifically for Cladosporium herbarum helps identify if you have a hypersensitivity to this particular mold and enables the physician to develop an effective treatment plan.

Allergies occur when your immune system overreacts to substances that are typically harmless, such as certain molds like Cladosporium herbarum. This reaction can trigger symptoms ranging from mild, such as sneezing and itching, to severe, like difficulty breathing. By assessing your body’s immune response to specific allergens, the allergen testing can pinpoint the cause of your allergy symptoms.


  • Test Name Allergen Testing: Cladosporium Herbarum
  • Sample Type Blood
  • Preparations Required There are no specific instructions for this test.
  • Report Time 24 Hours

Home Sample Collection Process

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Sample Collection by Phlebotomist
Sample Collection by Phlebotomist
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Reporting of the sample at lab
Reporting of the sample at lab
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Frequently Asked Questions

This test is crucial for individuals experiencing allergic reactions without a clear cause. It helps identify if Cladosporium herbarum, a common mold allergen, is triggering your symptoms.

Fasting is not typically required for this test. However, it is always advisable to follow your doctor's specific instructions.

This test measures the amount of specific antibodies, known as IgE antibodies, that your body produces in response to Cladosporium herbarum.

The frequency of this test depends on your symptoms and medical history. If you have ongoing unexplained allergy symptoms, your doctor may recommend this test.

Normal values vary widely among individuals and labs. Generally, a lower level of IgE antibodies to Cladosporium herbarum in your blood indicates that it's less likely that this specific mold is causing your symptoms.

There are no specific precautions for this test. However, make sure to inform your doctor about any medications or supplements you are taking as they might interfere with the test results.

Various factors can affect IgE levels. These include age, overall health, other existing allergies, and exposure to allergens.

If your test results are abnormal, you should consult an allergist or immunologist.

This test involves a routine blood draw, which carries minimal risks such as slight pain, bruising, or infection at the injection site.

An elevated level of IgE antibodies to Cladosporium herbarum suggests that you may have an allergy to this mold.

Yes, certain medications can affect the results of allergy tests. Always inform your doctor about any medications you are taking.

After the test, your doctor will review the results with you. If you test positive for an allergy to Cladosporium herbarum, your doctor will discuss treatment options with you.

Treatments for mold allergies can include allergen avoidance, medication, and immunotherapy. Your doctor will recommend the best treatment plan based on your symptoms and test results.

It's challenging to avoid all mold spores entirely, but you can take steps to reduce your exposure by controlling humidity in your home, fixing leaks promptly, and cleaning moldy surfaces.

Lifestyle changes such as maintaining a clean living environment, using dehumidifiers, and avoiding outdoor activities when mold counts are high can help manage mold allergies.

The Allergen, Individual - Microorganism Cladosporium Herbarum test is a valuable tool that assists in diagnosing mold allergies. Understanding your test results can guide your treatment plan, helping you manage your allergy symptoms effectively. It's always essential to discuss any concerns or queries with your doctor for a comprehensive understanding.

Allergen, Individual - Microorganism Cladosporium Herbarum
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