The diagnostic accuracy of the atopy patch test in diagnosing hypersensitivity to cow's milk and hen's egg in unselected children with and without atopic dermatitis.

@article{Osterballe2004TheDA,
  title={The diagnostic accuracy of the atopy patch test in diagnosing hypersensitivity to cow's milk and hen's egg in unselected children with and without atopic dermatitis.},
  author={Morten Osterballe and Klaus Ejner Andersen and Carsten Bindslev-Jensen},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={556-62}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies have suggested that the atopy patch test (APT) may make oral challenge superfluous in diagnosing children with food hypersensitivity. OBJECTIVE To investigate the clinical relevance of APT in predicting hypersensitivity to cow's milk and hen's egg in 486 unselected children 3 years of age. METHOD The children were examined by APT, skin prick (SPT), histamine release (HR), and specific IgE followed by oral challenge when hypersensitivity to cow's milk or hen's egg… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 19 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…