Food allergy: in-vivo diagnostics including challenge.

  • Ricki M. Helm
  • Published 2001 in
    Current opinion in allergy and clinical…
The diagnosis of food allergy related to IgE-mediated reactions is based on the establishment of the allergic origin of the symptoms and the identification of the causal allergen or allergens. The double-blind, placebo-controlled food challenge remains the 'gold standard' for the in-vivo diagnosis of specific food allergy. Valuable information can be… CONTINUE READING