Allergy Testing

Spire Hartswood Hospital in Brentwood, Essex, offers private allergy tests for adults and children. We offer skin prick testing and RAST blood testing. Our allergy nurse will advise which test is most suitable for you. 

Allergies are the body’s adverse reaction to substances in our everyday environment. These reactions can be caused by a wide range of things including pollen, dust and certain foods. Common allergic reactions include hayfever, asthma and skin abnormalities.

Allergy test, biopsy test, private allergy testing

Testing for allergies can be through taking a sample of blood to be tested in our laboratories or by a skin prick allergy test. 

At Spire Healthcare we provide a wide range of allergy tests, including the following: 

  • Food allergy tests – including milk allergy test, wheat allergy test, nut allergy test, gluten allergy test and egg allergy test.
  • Pet allergy tests – including cat allergy tests
  • Asthma testing – including lung function testing, and inhaled allergen testing 
  • Skin allergy tests – for dermatitis and eczema
  • Hayfever tests – including tree pollen and grass pollen tests

Speak to your GP if you are interesed in a referral for a private allergy test from Spire. Alternatively you can contact us for more information.

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Call our Appointments Team on 01277 266 766 if you would like to speak to our Allergy Nurse about arranging allergy testing at Spire Hartswood Hospital.

Because of the risks associated with allergy testing, we will ask you for a referral letter from your GP or one of the Spire Hartswood doctors.

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