Do tryptase, ECP and specific IgE measurement by nasal incubation increase the specific nasal provocation test sensitivity?

Abstract

The specific Nasal Provocation Test (sNPT) is a third level diagnostic tool. Fitted to reproduce natural exposure condition to pick the responsible allergen for nasal symptoms out, it is applied when prick test and RAST responses are doubtful. SNPT results have been evaluated measuring nasal resistance (anterior rhinomanometry) and nasal symptoms (clinical… (More)

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