TITLE

Aversion to Inaccuracy in Allergy Testing

AUTHOR(S)
Diiulio, Renee
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Clinical Lab Products;Apr2011, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on allergies which are the result of an overreacting immune system responding to substances that typically cause no reaction in most individuals. Common allergens include pollen, dust mites, and dander that result in symptoms like sneezing, wheezing, coughing, and itching. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America reveals that 50 millions of Americans suffer from food and drug, skin, and eye allergies. Allergy tests are done through skin testing or in vitro although food allergies may be diagnosed using food elimination method.
ACCESSION #
60636085

 

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