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RAST Allergy Testing

Bulk Billed for 4x4 testing

  • Medicare covers 4 single allergens on 4 separate occasions.
  • Or 2 mixes on 4 separate occasions
  • Or one mix and 2 allergens on 4 occasions
  • Mixes are classed as 2 allergens

If no allergens are specified and no financial consent given (we always call if it's required), a generic panel consisting of the below will be done.

  • Dustmite d1
  • Grassmix Gx2 
  • Dog e5

Follow Up Testing

Medicare covers 4 specified allergens per occasion. For testing of >4 allergens, there is an out of pocket cost

  • Serum will be stored for 7 days.
  • Additional IgE tests can be added on.
  • Requests for financial consent will be obtained by Clinipath staff.