https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3071637/

Food allergies affect 6% of children and 3% to 4% of adults in the United States. ... Keywords: Multiple food allergy, IgE, Sensitization, Cross-reactivity, Diagnosis  ...

https://www.mdedge.com/ccjm/article/95541/immunology/allergy-blood-testing-practical-guide-clinicians

ABSTRACTBlood tests are available that measure levels of immunoglobulin E ( IgE) against specific allergens such as foods, inhalants, medications, latex, and ...

https://www.kidswithfoodallergies.org/page/food-allergy-test-diagnosis-skin-prick-blood.aspx

IgE mediated hypersensitivity/allergy – Commonly referred to as “food allergy”, in which IgE antibody specific for a food is formed and attaches to the allergy cells ...

https://www.chop.edu/conditions-diseases/ige-mediated-food-allergies

IgE-mediated food allergies cause your child's immune system to react ... or more specific foods such as milk, egg, soy, wheat, peanuts, tree nuts, fish and shellfish.

https://www.mtw.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Allergy_diagnosis_reference_guide.pdf

We recommend that if you are referring blood for Specific IgE (RAST) tests – ... Food allergy in children and young people: Diagnosis and assessment of food ...

https://www.jacionline.org/article/S0091-6749(04)01316-8/pdf

Background: Oral food challenges remain the gold standard for the diagnosis of food allergy. However, clear clinical and laboratory guidelines have not been ...

https://aacijournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13223-018-0284-3

Sep 12, 2018 ... Immunoglobulin E (IgE)-mediated food allergy is a leading cause of anaphylaxis and, therefore, referral to an allergist for timely and ...

https://www.aaaai.org/global/latest-research-summaries/Current-JACI-Research/IgE-food-allergy

Apr 14, 2016 ... With low or very high levels of food-specific IgE, food allergy is assumed to be rather unlikely or very likely, and challenge testing could be ...

https://www.allergicliving.com/2017/05/04/what-you-need-to-know-about-food-allergy-testing-and-proper-diagnosis/

May 4, 2017 ... Following is a guide to the different forms of food allergy testing, largely ... The higher the level of the specific IgE for a food allergen, the more ...

https://www.foodallergy.org/life-with-food-allergies/food-allergy-101/diagnosis-testing/blood-tests

Both the blood test and the skin prick tests detect food-specific IgE. With the skin tests, the result is immediate, but the blood test result will take at least several ...