Oral food challenges are a highly accurate way of confirming whether or not someone has a food allergy. But many… Read more »
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Epitope Mapping Test Diagnoses Peanut Allergy With Over 90% Accuracy
Updated January, 2022 – A blood test called “epitope mapping” accurately predicted peanut allergy 93 percent of the time, a… Read more »
Allergy Mom’s Take: Oral Food Challenges Are Worth the Stress
Among my four children, it’s the two brothers who have multiple food allergies. But fortunately, some of their allergies have… Read more »
Update on Rewards, Risks of Baked Food Challenges for Milk and Egg Allergies
Rewards, reaction risks and potential for milk allergy and egg allergy resolution with the introduction of baked foods.
Peanut Patch Trial: My Allergic Son and I Brave Anxiety and the Unknown
We were at a tennis tournament (our first one) in Florida. My son, Josh, then 8, was a late entry… Read more »
5 Reasons Patients Shun Critical Food Challenge Tests
Allergist Dr. Scott Sicherer decided to find out why.