Peanut Allergy? Precise Results for Safe Decisions

How to better define and manage peanut allergy

 

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

2/16/2011

As in all diagnostic testing, the diagnosis is made by the physican based on both test results and the patient history.