Tag: immunoglobulin E (IgE)

Study: Blood and Skin Prick Tests Failed to Diagnose Allergy Half...

Not all allergies can be detected by measuring levels of IgE antibody, which is linked to allergic reactions.

Study: Many Children with Asthma Have Peanut Sensitivity But Don't Know...

"...children with asthma might benefit from a test for peanut sensitivity, especially when control of wheezing and coughing is difficult to achieve."

Food Allergies Can Be Passed to Others Via Blood Transfusions

An eight year old Canadian boy with no history of food allergies experienced an anaphylactic reaction to salmon after receiving a transfusion of platelets.