Skin prick test

Known as: epicutaneous test, prick skin tests, prick test 
A test for sensitivity to allergens. A solution containing a suspected allergy-causing substance is placed on the skin and then the skin is pricked… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Skin prick testing is the standard for diagnosing IgE-mediated allergies. However, different allergen extracts and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND The skin prick test (SPT) is regarded as an important diagnostic measure in the diagnostic work-up of food allergy… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Food allergy is common in childhood. It has been suggested that the magnitude of a skin prick test or specific IgE… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Eosinophilic esophagitis (EE) is a recently described disorder identified in patients with symptoms suggestive of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The diagnostic accuracy of the skin prick test (SPT) in food allergy is controversial. We have developed diagnostic cut-off… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Perinatal administration of the probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus strain GG (ATCC 53103), reduces incidence of atopic eczema in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND The specificity of allergen skin prick testing to diagnose clinically relevant food allergy is controversial… (More)
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2000
2000
BACKGROUND Allergy to latex has become a serious and increasingly common health problem, particularly for healthcare workers and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND The prevalence of allergic diseases seems to have increased particularly over the past 35-40 years. Furthermore… (More)
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1995
1995
An anaphylactic reaction occurred in a 57-year-old man after a prick by prick test with fresh kiwi and in a 29-year-old man after… (More)
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