Role of specific IgE and skin-prick testing in predicting food challenge results to baked egg

Allergy and Asthma Proceedings, 05/11/2012

The findings suggest that there was no significant difference in age between patients who failed and those who passed. Based on the sample, skin–prick test (SPT), egg white–specific IgE and age are not good predictors of passing a baked egg challenge. However, there was a trend for more predictability with SPT wheal size.

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