Allergy to peanuts is one of the most common and feared food allergies. Due to its severe reactions, peanut allergy has always been associated with a deep anxiety, especially in parents of peanut allergic children. However, many people who have been told they are allergic to peanuts are actually not having a "true" peanut allergy.
Now, the diagnosis and management of peanut allergic patients can be taken to a whole new level. With ImmunoCAP® allergen components tests, it is possible to differentiate between "true" peanut allergy and symptoms caused by cross-reactivity.
More detailed information on how to better define and manage peanut allergy