CAPture No. 2, 2012

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

In this issue

  • Soy may cause severe chronic symptoms in birch pollen allergic children via IgE cross-reactivity between Gly m 4 (soy) and Bet v 1 (birch)
  • Combined IgE screening routine with peanut extract & the peanut component Ara h 2 may significantly decrease the need of provocations in infants
  • High heterogeneity of sensitization profiles to timothy allergen components but only four different SIT-preparations are needed to cover 90% of the patients

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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.