WHT - Overview: Wheat, IgE

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: WHT    
Wheat, IgE

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

Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.


Testing also may be useful to identify allergens which may be responsible for allergic disease and/or anaphylactic episode, to confirm sensitization to particular allergens prior to beginning immunotherapy, and to investigate the specificity of allergic reactions to insect venom allergens, drugs, or chemical allergens.

Special Instructions and Forms Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

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

Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

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


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Wheat, IgE

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

Bread Wheat
Club Wheat - Triticum. aestivum compactum
Common Wheat - T. aestivum L
Durum Wheat - Macaroni Wheat - T. durum
Einkom Wheat - T. monococcum L
Emmer Wheat - T. dicoccoides
Oriental Wheat - T. turanicum Jakubz
Persian Wheat - T. carthlicum Nevski
Polish Wheat - T. polonicum L.
Poulard Wheat - T. turgidum L.
River Wheat - Triticum turgidum L.
Spelt Wheat - T. spelta L.
T. hybernum L.
T. macha Dekap
T. macha Meneb.
T. sativum Lam.
T. sphaerococcum Percival
T. vulgare Voll
Wild Einkom Wheat - T. boeoticum Boiss