Unproven Diagnostic Tests for Food Allergy.

  title={Unproven Diagnostic Tests for Food Allergy.},
  author={Catherine Hammond and Jay Adam Lieberman},
  journal={Immunology and allergy clinics of North America},
  volume={38 1},
The gold standard for diagnosis of immunoglobulin E (IgE)-mediated food allergy remains the oral food challenge, with serum IgE testing and skin prick testing serving as acceptable alternatives. However, the increase in prevalence of food allergy (both physician diagnosed and patient suspected) has led patients to pursue a variety of other alternative… CONTINUE READING