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abbreviation for immunoglobulin E.
Abbreviation for immunoglobulin E.
IgEImmunoglobulin class E, an antibody class concerned with immediate hypersensitivity reactions, such as hay fever (ALLERGIC RHINITIS). IgE has an affinity for cell surfaces and is commonly found on MAST CELLS.
Immunoglobulin E (IgE)
A type of protein in blood plasma that acts as an antibody to activate allergic reactions. About 50% of patients with allergic disorders have increased IgE levels in their blood serum.
Mentioned in: Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
n immunoglobin E.
n the abbreviation for immunoglobulin E.
immunoglobulin E. See immunoglobulin.