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Diagnosis of food allergy.
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PMID:  17048713     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The diagnosis of food allergy requires obtaining a detailed medical history and consideration of differential diagnosis. The offending food(s) may be identified by the medical history, trials of elimination diets, SPT, food-specific IgE measurement, or some combination. However, the reliability of these methods is usually suboptimal, and confirmation of the offending food(s) requires well-designed challenge tests.
Adina Kay Knight; Sami L Bahna
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric annals     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0090-4481     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Ann     Publication Date:  2006 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-10-19     Completed Date:  2007-02-16     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0356657     Medline TA:  Pediatr Ann     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  709-14     Citation Subset:  IM    
Section of Allergy and Immunology, Louisiana State University Health Sciencs Center, Shreveport 71130, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Antibody Specificity
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures
Food Hypersensitivity / diagnosis*,  immunology
Immunoglobulin E / blood
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
Reg. No./Substance:
37341-29-0/Immunoglobulin E

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