Tag: skin prick test (SPT)

Basophil Among Red Blood Cells

New Device to Bring Much More Precise Allergy Testing to a...

Stanford researchers quickly isolate rare, allergen-reactive white blood cells called basophils, using microfluidics and magnets.
Sharon Anne Robinson

Medical Records, a Drug Allergy and a Death from Anaphylaxis

A complicated medical history led to the woman's death.
Allergenis

The Future of Food Allergy Diagnosis (Sponsored)

A new product by Allergenis is set to be released in 2022 that can fill the gap left by current food allergy tests.
Child Being Fed Peanut Butter

Study: Large Majority of Children on Peanut OIT Achieve Maintenance Dose...

Researchers concluded that peanut OIT can be successful in older kids and those with high peanut-sIgE levels.
Blood Test

Recent Trial of Basophil Activation Test Near 100% Accurate at Diagnosing...

Will BAT eventually replace Oral Food Challenges?
Gut Microbiome

Gut Microbiota and Development of Food Allergy Linked to Birth Method...

"It’s important to know what predicts or increases risk of food sensitivities because they predict which infants will go on to develop asthma and other types of allergies."
FARE FAITH Challenge

FARE to Launch Global Competition to Replace the Oral Food Challenge

FARE has named the new initiative the FARE FAITH Challenge Global Research Competition.
Sunflower Seeds

New Study Examines Allergic Reactions to Sunflower Seeds

Examines the clinical and immunologic features of patients who have sensitivity to sunflower seeds.
Skin Prick Testing

Flare Size in Skin Prick Testing for Children May Predict Oral...

Can interpretation of the results of skin prick tests be refined to obviate the need for some oral food challenges?