CAPture No. 3, 2011

CAPture presents short summaries of a selection of recent allergy papers, related to the product areas of Phadia.


In this issue 

  • Roughly 60% of patients' double positivity to Hymenoptera extract is in fact due to a genuine sensitization either to honeybee or Vespula, and not to both.
  • IgE antibodies to the oligosaccharide a-Gal, induced by tick bites, are relevant for food allergy to mammalian meat.
  • The serum level of allergen-specific IgG but not IgG4 to the cat allergen component Fel d 1 is related to the risk of current wheeze in children.

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As in all diagnostic testing, the diagnosis is made by the physican based on both test results and the patient history.