Unproven diagnostic procedures in IgE‐mediated allergic diseases

@article{Niggemann2004UnprovenDP,
  title={Unproven diagnostic procedures in IgE‐mediated allergic diseases},
  author={B. Niggemann and C. Gr{\"u}ber},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={2004},
  volume={59}
}
A considerable body of literature on therapeutic aspects of complementary and alternative medicine has been published in recent years, but little is known on diagnostic procedures. This short review lists complementary and alternative diagnostic procedures for the diagnosis of allergic diseases and presents an assessment of their usefulness for the daily practice. The review of the literature revealed that neither the determination of specific immunoglobulin G‐antibodies in serum, the hair… Expand
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