DIAGNOSIS OF ALLERGY BY AN IN-VITRO TEST FOR ALLERGEN ANTIBODIES

An in-vitro method, called the radioallergosorbent test, has been developed for the detection of allergen-specific antibodies of a new immunoglobulin class, provisionally called IgND

L. Wide

2003

Scholarcy highlights

  • An in-vitro method, called the radioallergosorbent test, has been developed for the detection of allergen-specific antibodies of a new immunoglobulin class, provisionally called IgND
  • Antibodies to 14 different allergens were detected in sera of allergic patients
  • A 96% agreement was obtained between results from provocation tests and the in-vitro test for allergy
  • The results strongly support the hypothesis that reagins belong to the immunoglobulin class IgND
  • The method described might become of great importance for

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