Correlation between skin prick test and MAST-immunoblot results in patients with chronic rhinitis.

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The most reliable method for confirming the causative allergens of allergic rhinitis is the skin prick test, followed by the multiple allergen simultaneous test (MAST), which reportedly has acceptable sensitivity and specificity. This study was designed to confirm whether a novel MAST-immunoblot assay can reliably diagnose allergic… (More)

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