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How accurate is ImmunoCAP?

How accurate is ImmunoCAP?

The accuracy of this test is 92% compared with the reference IgE in vitro test (ImmunoCAP).

What is Thermo Fisher ImmunoCAP?

ImmunoCAP Tests Setting the Standard in Allergy Diagnostics Our mission is to provide clinically relevant and clinically accurate tests and services to enable clinicians to improve the diagnosis and management of patients with allergic disease and asthma.

What does .10 mean on an allergy test?

< 0.10. Absent or Undetectable Individual/Component Allergen(s) 0. 0.10 – 0.34. Very Low for Individual/Component Allergen(s)

What are the symptoms of high IgE?

Symptoms may include those that suggest skin, respiratory, and/or digestive involvement, such as:

  • Periodic or persistent itching.
  • Hives.
  • Itchy eyes.
  • Eczema.
  • Nausea, vomiting, persistent diarrhea.
  • Sneezing, coughing, congestion.
  • Difficulty breathing.
  • Asthma symptoms: wheezing, breathlessness, coughing, tightness in the chest.

What is normal range for IgE levels?

Normal IgE Levels IgE has the lowest concentration of all antibodies, especially in people without allergies. Normal values may vary in the scientific literature, but the usual reference range is 1.5-144 kU/L (IU/mL) [1, 23].

What is ImmunoCAP allergy test?

ImmunoCAP™ tests provide an objective measurement of the circulating allergen-specific IgE antibodies. Specific IgE antibodies appear as a result of exposure and following sensitization to an allergen.

What is Phadiatop allergy test?

Negative. The Phadia Phadiatop test is an allergy screening test with excellent sensitivity and specificity for inhalant allergy. It uses an ImmunoCAP with a balanced mixture of representative allergens, including grasses, trees, weeds, cat, dog, mites and molds.

What does the ImmunoCAP allergy test test for?

2. What is an IgE test? ImmunoCAP is the specific IgE (Immunoglobulin-E) blood test that aids clinicians in the diagnosis of allergic disease such as food allergies. ImmunoCAP has been in food allergy testing since 1974 and is the most widely offered specific IgE test in the world.