Tests

Diagnostic test used to confirm allergic sensitization to suspected allergens. It consists in placing a drop of an allergen extract and then slightly puncturing the skin; the reading is performed after 10-15 min assessing the resulting papule and redness.

September 22, 2018

Skin Prick Test (SPT)

Diagnostic test used to confirm allergic sensitization to suspected allergens. It consists in placing a drop of an allergen extract […]
September 22, 2018

Intradermal test

The intradermal test is used to confirm allergic sensitization to suspected allergens. The purpose of the test is to find […]
September 22, 2018

Allergy Patch Test

Patch tests or epicutaneous tests are diagnostic procedures to diagnose contact dermatitis, which are allergic reactions mediated by cells (also […]
September 22, 2018

Serum Total IgE

IgE or immunoglobulin E is an antibody involved in the classic allergic reactions (type I reactions). It can be measured […]
September 22, 2018

Specific IgE

IgE or immunoglobulin E is an antibody involved in the classic allergic reactions (type I reactions). In a blood analysis […]
September 22, 2018

Basophil Activation Test

Basophil activation test (BAT) is a blood test used for the diagnosis of allergy to substances such as foods, drugs […]
September 22, 2018

Food Challenge Test

Once the range of possible allergens has been narrowed down with a test for the detection of food-specific IgE antibodies […]
September 22, 2018

Drug Challenge Test

In a drug challenge test a patient is administered a drug to watch if it causes a reaction. Allergy to […]
September 22, 2018

Physical Urticaria Test

Physical urticaria tests are used to identify the triggers of the so called physical urticaria. There are several types of […]