Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
What is a food intolerance test?
A food intolerance test will help you to determine whether you have any food intolerances.
Which categories of foods are included in the Food Intolerance Test?
Fruits, vegetables, dairy products, cereals, meat, fishes, spices, nuts and others.
What is the difference between Food intolerance and food allergy?
- Food Intolerance is the reaction of your digestive system, and food allergy is the reaction of your immune system.
- Food intolerance takes a few hours to appear, and is not as severe as food allergy. Besides, food allergies can appear right after eating that particular food, and are more severe than food intolerance.
- People with food intolerance can consume the food component in very less amounts, but people with food allergy cannot consume that food component even in less amounts.
- Food intolerance is not life-threatening, whereas food allergy can be life-threatening.
What is the procedure of collecting samples?
This test is a simple blood test. A pathological expert will collect a small sample of blood through a vein in your arm.
What preparations will be required?
Fasting is not needed. No extra preparations are required for this test.
What is the cost of a food intolerance test?
The food intolerance test cost is 6700 rupees.