Flashcards in Food Allergy Deck (5)
A food allergy is an _____ mediated adverse reaction that consistently occurs when a person is exposed to a specific food.
What are the two diagnostic tests are used as the primary tools to support a history of food allergy ?
- RAST Radioallergosorbant Test
- SPT skin Prink Test
Why is ID testing not recommended in the evaluation of food allergies
Some food may be unstable in commercially prepared extracts or a clinic may not have the extracts for less commonly tested foods
What can be useful in certain scenarios and is considered the gold standard for diagnosing food adverse reactions?