Is it possible to make a diagnosis of raw, heated, and baked egg allergy in children using cutoffs? A systematic review

@article{Calvani2015IsIP,
  title={Is it possible to make a diagnosis of raw, heated, and baked egg allergy in children using cutoffs? A systematic review},
  author={Mauro Calvani and Stefania Arasi and Annamaria Bianchi and Davide Caimmi and Barbara Cuomo and Arianna Dondi and Giovanni Cosimo Indirli and Stefania La Grutta and Valentina Panetta and Maria Carmen Verga},
  journal={Pediatric Allergy and Immunology},
  year={2015},
  volume={26},
  pages={509 - 521}
}
The diagnosis of IgE‐mediated egg allergy lies both on a compatible clinical history and on the results of skin prick tests (SPTs) and IgEs levels. Both tests have good sensitivity but low specificity. For this reason, oral food challenge (OFC) is the ultimate gold standard for the diagnosis. The aim of this study was to systematically review the literature in order to identify, analyze, and synthesize the predictive value of SPT and specific IgEs both to egg white and to main egg allergens and… 

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