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Allergy test to Mites & Moulds - Equigerminal

Allergy test to Mites & Moulds

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Non-invasive allergy testing to 16 different allergens. 6 Mites and 10 moulds allergens 

Results are given as (reactive 0 to 5) for each of the 2 classes of allergens, with identification of the specific allergen in each class. 

1 - Testing for Six (6) different Mite allergens :

- Dermatophagoides (D.) farinae

- D. pteronyssinus

- Tyrophagus putrescentiae

- Acarus siro

 - Glycophagus domesticus

 - Lepidoglyphus destructor


2 - Testing for Ten (10) different Mould allergens : 

- Alternaria alternata

- Aspergillus fumigatus

- Aspergillus niger

- Cladosporium herbarum 

- Epicoccus nigrum

- Helmintosporum sativum

- Penicillium notatum

- Fusarium spp.

- Ustilago

 - Rhizopus 



  • 2 mL serum


  • 4 mL of blood collected in a serum tube


Turnaround time

  • 5  working days


Why test?

Equine allergies are common and can affect any breed, age or sex of horse. Symptoms involving the skin, respiratory and gastrointestinal systems can occur for a number of reasons with the diagnosis of allergy being made by systematically ruling out other common conditions. Once diagnosed, knowing what allergens your horse is sensitive to allows you to manage their condition in a way that is specific to their individual needs.

Key points:

  • Rapid and easy identification of potential offending allergens
  • Non-invasive and not influenced by most medications
  • Standardised procedure with excellent reproducibility