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Allergy and Autoimmune Disease Patient Case Studies

From clinical history and test results to differential diagnosis and management plans, patient case studies can help shed light on the role specific IgE blood testing plays in the care of patients with allergic and autoimmune diseases.

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Peanut components: When it comes to peanut allergy, precision and proteins matter
After a reaction, Tim’s parents removed peanut from his diet without having him tested. Find out how specific IgE testing can show if he has a clinical peanut allergy.
Outgrowing egg allergy: Identifying a patient whose egg allergy is resolving
Jill’s parents removed egg from her diet without ever having her tested. See how specific IgE testing may help determine if she can now tolerate egg.
Baked Egg: Improving characterization and management of egg allergic patients
Andrea and Sylvia were both diagnosed with egg allergies as infants. Will their test results change over time?
Outgrowing Egg Allergy: Tracking the development of egg tolerance over time
Charlie was diagnosed with an egg allergy as an infant, but recently ate egg without having a reaction. See how specific IgE testing may help determine if he can now tolerate egg.
Persistent egg allergy: Evaluate and enforce the risk
Thomas has suffered severe reactions due to an egg allergy several times. Find out how allergen sensitization testing can help him take his allergy seriously.
Milk components: Improved risk assessment when testing with allergen components
Alice has been diagnosed with a milk allergy—see how allergen sensitization testing can determine how likely she is to tolerate milk now.
Peanut allergy and cross-reactivity: Differentiating between symptoms caused by clinical peanut allergy and symptoms caused by cross-reactivity
Caroline and Emma were both diagnosed with peanut allergy. Find out how allergen sensitization testing can show if either of them runs an increased risk of severe reaction to peanuts.
Peanut, tree nut, and pollen: Better peanut allergy risk assessment when testing with allergen components
See how allergen sensitization testing helped Rudi determine his risk of severe reaction to peanut and tree nuts.
Milk allergy nuance: Making a precise assessment in the case of milk allergy
Antonio and Isabel were both diagnosed with milk allergy. But allergies can change over time—can either of them now tolerate milk?
Baked milk: Identifying patients who can tolerate baked milk
Elizabeth is allergic to milk, but may now be able to eat foods containing baked milk without an allergic reaction. See how allergen sensitization testing can help her get answers.
Hazelnut and Cross-Reactivity: Help patients understand their hazelnut allergy and symptoms due to cross-reactivity
After eating a bowl of cereal, 8-year-old Sophie was covered in large hives. Discover how allergen sensitization testing helped discover the cause of her reaction.
Rheumatoid arthritis: Differentiating between forms of crippling arthritis
At 32 years old, Emma is experiencing joint pain and fatigue. See how serological testing can help confirm a diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
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