Dog Allergy Test



Quest Diagnostics Test Code: 2605

This tests for dog allergy. Symptoms include coughing and wheezing, red and itchy eyes, runny/itchy/ stuffy nose and sneezing.

Dog allergy is a type of allergy that one develops in response to proteins in dog hair or dog dander (which are flakes of dry dog skin). Dog allergy is one of the common allergies. The allergic reaction occurs due to contact with dog hair or dander. This blood test measures the amount of IgE antibodies in the blood and is ordered after having been exposed to some dog allergens and exhibiting any of the symptoms that accompany a dog allergy.

This test is performed in following conditions such as:

• Swelling, itching or irritation around the mouth or throat
• Itchy or watery eyes
• Hives or rash
• Stomach cramps
• Nausea, diarrhea, vomiting
• Difficulty breathing

Also Known As: Dog Hair / Dander


The Dog Allergy test has no fasting requirements.


Specimen Collected
  • Blood
Estimated Time Taken

The Dog Allergy test typically sees results in 3-5 business days.