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81 Memorial Pkwy, Randolph, MA 0236881 Memorial Pkwy
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun11:00 am - 7:00 pm
4.46(24 reviews)
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1 Brookline Pl, Cambridge, MA 021391 Brookline Pl
Open 5:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • SunClosed
4.59(592 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 1 Brookline Pl
A great experience for something I had a lot of anxiety about. Had no wait time or issues at the testing center/lab. Had blood drawn at 3pm and had results by email at 9am the next morning.
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1340 Boylston St, Boston, MA 022151340 Boylston St
Open 7:30 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • SunClosed
4.38(582 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 1340 Boylston St
A great experience for something I had a lot of anxiety about. Had no wait time or issues at the testing center/lab. Had blood drawn at 3pm and had results by email at 9am the next morning.
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77 Warren St, Boston, MA 0213577 Warren St
Open 5:30 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • SatClosed
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4.46(478 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 77 Warren St
Excellent customer service. Knowledgeably answered all questions. Appointment and billing were fast. Testing next day was on time and professional. Results available within 24 hours. Highly recommend.
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575 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138575 Mt Auburn St
4.43(498 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 575 Mt Auburn St
Great discreet service, scheduled my visit and paid for for the test online not in Showed up at lab, checked in and was seen within minutes. Blood and urine were collected, test results came back quickly within 2 days because I did my test on a Friday. Quick, easy and cheap. Didn't have to wait for a visit to my PCP, and then get referral to lab.
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11 Nevins St, Boston, MA 0213511 Nevins St
4.28(593 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 11 Nevins St
I thought it was extremely easy to book a lab test appointment with Quest. Getting the test done was simple and so was the getting the results! Great job putting together something so user friendly.
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280 Washington St, Boston, MA 02135280 Washington St
Open 5:30 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.16(564 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 280 Washington St
Excellent customer service. Knowledgeably answered all questions. Appointment and billing were fast. Testing next day was on time and professional. Results available within 24 hours. Highly recommend.
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22 Mill St, Arlington, MA 0247622 Mill St
Open 5:00 pm
  • Mon 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.56(522 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 22 Mill St
I highly recommend for anyone thinking of getting tested. From start to finish the whole process was hassle free and and very professional. I had my results very quickly and discreetly couldn't be happier with the service.
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50 Tremont St, Melrose, MA 0217650 Tremont St
Open11:30 am
  • Mon 8:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Tue 8:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Wed 8:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Thu 8:00 am - 11:30 am
  • FriClosed
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.58(514 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 50 Tremont St
Excellent customer service. Knowledgeably answered all questions. Appointment and billing were fast. Testing next day was on time and professional. Results available within 24 hours. Highly recommend.
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81 Memorial Pkwy, Randolph, MA 0236881 Memorial Pkwy
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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851 Main Street, Weymouth, MA 02190851 Main Street
Open 3:30 pm
  • Mon 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Tue 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Wed 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Thu 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Fri 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • SunClosed
4.59(592 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 851 Main Street
After receiving my results, I called Quest Lab Testing and discussed the results with a consultation. This consultation filled in my knowledge gaps and made me more aware of my particular situation.
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825 Washington St, Norwood, MA 02062825 Washington St
Open 5:30 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.38(487 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 825 Washington St
After receiving my results, I called Quest Lab Testing and discussed the results with a consultation. This consultation filled in my knowledge gaps and made me more aware of my particular situation.
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886 Washington St, Norwood, MA 02062886 Washington St
Open12:30 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.4(577 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 886 Washington St
I would 100% recommend this company to anyone wanting to check their health status. The process was incredibly easy and done through certified labs. The results are frequently back by the next day.
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95 Chapel St, Norwood, MA 0206295 Chapel St
Open12:00 pm
  • Mon 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Tue 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Wed 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Thu 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Fri 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.12(462 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 95 Chapel St
I highly recommend for anyone thinking of getting tested. From start to finish the whole process was hassle free and and very professional. I had my results very quickly and discreetly couldn't be happier with the service.
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335 Morse St, Norwood, MA 02062335 Morse St
Open 3:30 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 am
  • SunClosed
4.13(406 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 335 Morse St
I thought it was extremely easy to book a lab test appointment with Quest. Getting the test done was simple and so was the getting the results! Great job putting together something so user friendly.
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468 Washington St, Norwell, MA 02061468 Washington St
Open 1:00 pm
  • Mon 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Tue 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Wed 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Thu 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Fri 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.57(538 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 468 Washington St
Great discreet service, scheduled my visit and paid for for the test online not in Showed up at lab, checked in and was seen within minutes. Blood and urine were collected, test results came back quickly within 2 days because I did my test on a Friday. Quick, easy and cheap. Didn't have to wait for a visit to my PCP, and then get referral to lab.
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61 Lincoln St, Framingham, MA 0170261 Lincoln St
Open 4:00 pm
  • Mon 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tue 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wed 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thu 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fri 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.46(413 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 61 Lincoln St
A great experience for something I had a lot of anxiety about. Had no wait time or issues at the testing center/lab. Had blood drawn at 3pm and had results by email at 9am the next morning.
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25 Marston St, Lawrence, MA 0184125 Marston St
Open12:30 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.5(551 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 25 Marston St
A great experience for something I had a lot of anxiety about. Had no wait time or issues at the testing center/lab. Had blood drawn at 3pm and had results by email at 9am the next morning.
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340 Maple St, Marlborough, MA 01752340 Maple St
Open12:15 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 12:15 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 12:15 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 12:15 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 12:15 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 12:15 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.4(412 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 340 Maple St
I thought it was extremely easy to book a lab test appointment with Quest. Getting the test done was simple and so was the getting the results! Great job putting together something so user friendly.
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421 Merrimack St, Methuen, MA 01844421 Merrimack St
Open 3:30 pm
  • Mon 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Wed 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Thu 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Fri 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.25(499 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 421 Merrimack St
Great discreet service, scheduled my visit and paid for for the test online not in Showed up at lab, checked in and was seen within minutes. Blood and urine were collected, test results came back quickly within 2 days because I did my test on a Friday. Quick, easy and cheap. Didn't have to wait for a visit to my PCP, and then get referral to lab.
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The Food Allergy Panel measures the levels of IgE antibodies that your immune system produces in response to common food allergens.
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Massachusetts Food Allergy Tests

Allergies to foods are fairly prevalent. According to studies, 32 million Americans, including 5.6 million children, suffer from food allergies. That's around one in every thirteen children under the age of eighteen.

Shellfish, milk, peanuts and tree nuts, eggs, wheat, and soy are among the most prevalent food allergies. Approximately 40% of children with food allergies are allergic to more than one food.

Some food sensitivities can be overcome with time. Allergies to milk, eggs, wheat, and soy, for example, seldom remain into childhood, however some children may be allergic to these foods after the age of five. Other food allergies, such as those to peanuts, fish, and shellfish, are often lifelong.

Food allergies can cause significant, even life-threatening reactions. Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction that causes hives, low blood pressure, trouble breathing, quick pulse, nausea, and fainting. Anaphylactic reactions can happen in a matter of seconds. Anaphylaxis can be fatal if not handled promptly. Food allergy sufferers should have an epinephrine auto-injector with them at all times.

If you suspect you or your child has a food allergy, obtain a proper diagnosis as soon as possible so you can take precautions to avoid the allergen. More than 15% of children with food allergies have had an allergic response at school, and up to 25% of epinephrine doses in schools are given to children who were unaware they had an allergy. Knowing your child's food allergy allows you to notify school personnel so that they can be prepared in the event of an allergic reaction.

Food allergies and food intolerances are not the same thing. Food allergies activate the immune system, leading it to release chemicals that cause you to become ill. Food intolerances, on the other hand, damage the digestive tract and frequently result in symptoms such as cramping or diarrhea. Furthermore, food intolerances do not cause the same IgE antibody response as food allergies, hence they cannot be diagnosed with a food allergy test.

Food Allergy Testing FAQs

  • How is food allergy testing done?

    Food allergy testing can take several forms, including a skin test or a blood test. A skin test involves placing a little amount of the suspect food on your skin using a special needle that lightly scrapes the skin. If you get a rash or a raised bump after eating something, you're probably allergic to it. A blood test will look for allergy-related antibodies in your blood.

  • How much does a food allergy test cost?

    The cost of a food allergy test is determined by factors such as the number of tests required and the tests required. A skin allergy test can cost anywhere from $60 to $300, depending on the food or item being tested. A blood test might cost anything from $200 to $1000.

  • Does insurance cover food allergy testing?

    If you have health insurance, you should check ahead of time to see if food allergy tests are covered by your policy. Your insurance provider, for example, may cover skin allergy tests but not blood tests. Before your insurance company pays for any tests, you may have to fulfill your deductible. You can always call your insurance carrier if you have questions regarding the specifics of your coverage.

  • How do I read food allergy test results?

    You will wait in your doctor's office if you have a skin test to see whether you have any reactions. Your doctor will look for a wheal, which is characterized by a raised hump surrounded by a flare of red skin that can be itchy. A large wheal and flare, in general, suggest a more severe allergic reaction. Your blood will be sent to a lab to be examined for immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies as part of a blood test.

  • How long does food allergy testing take?

    You should anticipate to spend 20 to 40 minutes in your doctor's office for a skin test while a nurse or doctor watches for a reaction. Drawing a blood sample, which will be sent to a lab for processing, takes only a few minutes for a blood test.

  • How long does it take to get food allergy test results?

    A skin test will tell you right away if you have an allergic reaction to a certain meal. Although your healthcare provider may urge you to wait at the doctor's office longer to ensure you don't have a serious allergic response, skin reactions usually happen within 15 minutes. The blood sample must be sent to a lab for analysis, and the findings may take several days to arrive.

  • Where should I get a food allergy test?

    Allergy tests are available at many doctors' clinics, but it's usually best to consult a specialist. Allergists are doctors who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of allergic disorders. If you test positive for a food allergy, an allergist will work with you to build a treatment plan and, if necessary, prescribe medication. You can get a referral to an allergist from your primary care physician or your insurance company.

  • How accurate are food allergy tests?

    Testing for food allergies isn't an exact science. Food Allergy Research & Education estimates that 50 to 60 percent of skin tests are false positives. That means you could have an allergic reaction to anything even though you aren't allergic to it. If you get a negative reaction to a skin test, your doctor may want to do other tests to confirm the diagnosis. False negative skin tests, on the other hand, are extremely uncommon.

  • How can I book a food allergy test through Solv?

    It's simple to schedule a food allergy test with Solv. Start typing "food allergy" into the search box on our website. An option for a "food allergy test" will emerge. Select the option to use your current location or enter your city or ZIP code. You'll find a list of providers and open appointments on the next page. Choose a time and location that is convenient for you, then fill out the form to schedule an appointment.

  • Can I do at-home food allergy testing?

    Home food allergy test kits are available, however they are not always accurate. Some home test kits assess a different type of antibody than IgE antibodies, which does not indicate a true food allergy. Some home test kits may require you to send in a hair sample, which is likewise devoid of IgE antibodies. Making an appointment with an allergist is the best way to acquire an accurate diagnosis.

Sources

Solv has strict sourcing guidelines and relies on peer-reviewed studies, academic research institutions, and medical associations. We avoid using tertiary references.

  1. Food Allergy Research & Education. Skin Prick Tests
    https://www.foodallergy.org/resources/skin-prick-tests
  2. Food Allergy Research & Education. Facts and Statistics
    https://www.foodallergy.org/resources/facts-and-statistics

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