Food intolerances comprise the majority of the adverse reactions which individuals have to certain types of food. Due to delayed reactions, usually arising in 24-72 hours after food intake, it is often impossible to establish an obvious relationship between the symptom and specific food.

Tecan offers a ready solution developed to overcome mentioned challenges in food intolerance diagnostics by quantifying the body’s immune response.

Food Screen ELISAs are state-of-the-art blood tests intended for rapid, sensitive and reliable detection of food specific IgG and IgG4 antibodies involved in food intolerance reactions.

Benefits of Tecan Food Screen ELISAs for

the lab:

  • Quick and easy testing procedure
  • State-of-the-art automation for different lab throughput
  • Reliable and consistent results
  • IgG and IgG4 tests are available
  • High-quality allergens on the plate
  • Wide range of panels available

dietitians and patients:

  • Minimally invasive with easy sample collection
  • Capillary blood as a sample
  • Quick, reliable and consistent results
  • IgG and IgG4 tests are available

Automated solutions

Turnkey automation solution tailored to food intolerance testing can bring additional benefits to the lab. Let’s start with the workflow analysis and make sure your lab is getting correct and reliable results to be reported to the patients.


Depending on the lab throughput, the complete solution can include:

Choose the right Food screen turnkey solution for your lab!

Freedom EVOlyzer® combined with Food Screen ELISAs*

The Freedom EVOlyzer® meets the demands of laboratories which process between 4 and 12 plates per run. Combine up to 15 assays per run for better result comparability of entire diagnostic panels.

  • Continuous sample and reagent loading
  • Support of disposable tips, fixed tips or a mix of both for increased productivity and safety
  • Dynamic scheduling for optimized run times
  • Unattended overnight runs
  • Reliable pipetting of complex and delicate sample types
  • And many more...

Freedom EVOlyzer


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ThunderBolt® combined with Food Screen ELISAs*

A cost-efficient solution optimized for lower throughput demands and ideally suited to the Tecan specialty assay portfolio. Easy handling instrument with user-friendly software.

  • Loading capacity of 192 samples
  • Intelligent racks for fast and safe loading
  • Dual-needle probe system for constant liquid level detection
  • High precision micro syringe
  • Even heating of all wells across the plate, no edge effect





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* The combined use of assays, process script and open system instrument (e.g. EVOlyzer®, ThunderBolt®) has to be validated individually on site by each laboratory.

** From the list-price, only for the assays available on stock