When is Phadiatop not indicated?

When is Phadiatop not indicated?

1) If strong suspicion of certain specific provoking allergens, test directly for allergen-specific IgE antibodies without prior atopy testing with Phadiatop to achieve highest sensitivity.

2) When non-atopic allergy is suspected, i.e. IgE antibodies primarily to allergens such as drugs, venoms and occupational allergens, which may provoke an IgE response only after excessive allergen exposure.

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