GREER Aller-g-complete® System from IDEXX Reference Laboratories

 

GREER® and IDEXX Reference Laboratories bring you the most reliable, accurate and effective serum allergy testing and immunotherapy system for your equine patients, with the ease and convenience of:

  • The new Aller-g-detect™ Allergen Preliminary Panel.
  • Fast turnaround time with testing results available in 2–4 working days and therapy delivered within one week.
  • Complimentary expert consultations with a board-certified dermatologist.
  • Daily courier pickup or IDEXX-Direct® service via FedEx®.
  • Always-available customer service and support.
  • Single-source specimen submission for all your diagnostic testing needs.

 

Allergy Panels

Find out how our combined strengths can help take the irritation out of allergy testing and treatments for patients, clients and you.

 

Aller-g-detect™ Allergen Preliminary Panel—Equine

Detects the presence of allergen-specific IgE antibodies against six common allergen groups: mites, molds, insects, grasses, weeds and trees.

 

Equine panels—testing that’s unique to your environment

Eight regionally specific panels ensure you’re testing for only the most relevant allergens in your area—and none that aren’t. Use the locator below to find the panel that’s right for your region.

Allergy ZIP Code Lookup

Questions and answers

 

I am a current IDEXX customer. How do I order serum IgE testing and therapy?

You can request special allergy requisition forms using the supply order form or you can order using your preferred method, for example a standard requisition form, VetConnect® or a practice information management system. To confirm selection of the correct regional panel, a ZIP Code-based region look-up tool is available. If you have additional questions please call Laboratory Customer Support at 1-888-433-9987.

 

What are the specimen requirements for a standard regional panel?

Specimen requirements for a standard regional panel: 2–3 mL serum.

 

How do I find the test code for my standard regional panel?

To confirm selection of the correct regional panel, a ZIP Code-based region look-up tool is available, or call Laboratory Customer Service at 1-888-433-9987.

Tests submitted on the allergy test requisition form will have the correct region selected automatically based on the clinic’s ZIP Code.

 

Can I get a copy of previous test results?

Yes, to get a copy of previous results, contact Laboratory Customer Support at 1-888-433-9987.

 

What allergens are included in my standard regional panel?

For a list of allergens included in each regional panel, use the ZIP Code-based region look-up tool.

 

Do specimens need to be sent with a cold pack?

No, specimens are not required to be shipped with a cold pack.

 

I am looking for a dermatology consult. Who do I call?

IDEXX offers complimentary dermatology consultations that provide assistance with serum IgE allergy testing and immunotherapy. Please call 1-888-433-9987, if you have questions.

 

How do I diagnose atopic dermatitis?

To diagnose atopic dermatitis, you must first rule out all other common causes of pruritis. For guidance, please refer to the pruritic dermatitis algorithm (PDF) or the serum allergy testing and immunotherapy diagnostic update (PDF).

 

Does serum IgE testing require a special tube?

No, you can submit serum using a standard tube or a serum separator tube.

 

Are there any plans to provide the sublingual offering for horses?

SLIT is primarily indicated for treatment of atopic dermatitis in dogs and cats; results in horses have not been reported. We currently recommend the use of the injectable immunotherapy in horses.