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Soothing the Sting: Exploring Stinging Insect Allergen Components
Allergy experts Dr. David Golden and Dr. James Tracy explore the diagnostic benefits of stinging insect allergen component testing as well as challenges like cross-reactivity and patient management.
APAAAI presentation: New Advances in Component Resolved Diagnosis
Gary Falcetano, PA-C, AE-C, dives deep into new advances in allergen component testing as well as how to interpret and use these advances to optimize patient management.
A Tough Nut to Crack: Solving the Diagnostic Dilemma of Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy
Food allergy expert and allergist Jacob Kattan, MD, unpacks tree nut and peanut allergies by exploring current research and best practices for diagnosing and managing patients.
Other Alpha-Gal Symptom Vectors
Dr. Jeffrey M. Wilson discusses vectors outside of the Lone Star tick that may trigger alpha-Gal sensitization. Discover the identified culprits and the regions they inhabit, in the US and worldwide.
Specific IgE Testing in the Time of COVID-19: A Flexible Approach to Allergy Diagnostics
Dr. Jay Portnoy discuss allergy diagnostics’ challenges and solutions during COVID-19, including telehealth use and how sIgE testing can provide a diagnostic solution for PCPc and specialists.
Upper Respiratory Disease Misconceptions
Dr. Michael S. Benninger shares his experience in diagnosing and managing upper respiratory disease, its impact on patients’ lives, and the value of differentiating infection vs. sterile inflammation.
Managing Asthma During COVID-19
Join Dr. Lakiea Wright and Dr. John Carl to discover the invisible challenges asthma patients are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic, what PCPs can do to help, and best clinical practices.
Surprising Alpha-Gal Findings
Dr. Thomas Platts-Mills discusses the findings that surprised him while researching alpha-Gal syndrome and his thoughts on the connection to life-threatening diseases like atherosclerosis.
ImmunoCAP™ Pet Allergen Component Testing
Join Gary Falcetano as he discusses characteristics, accuracy, test interpretation, challenges faced by HCPs when managing suspected pet allergies, and the benefits of pet allergen component testing.
Bridging the Care Gap for Celiac Disease and Gluten Related Disorders During the COVID-19 Pandemic
As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, clinicians and laboratories are facing increased challenges for diagnosing and treating patients. Scott Duhaime, MPAS, PA-C, discusses these challenges and more.
ANA Testing for Connective Tissue Diseases - Can One Size Fit All?
Accurate testing and diagnosis of connective tissue diseases can be challenging due to the uncertainty with existing diagnostic methods. Dr. Henry Homburger and Veena Joy discuss these challenges.
Evaluating New Management Paradigms for the Respiratory Patient (The Role of Specific IgE Testing)
A four part asthma webinar series discussing the burden of asthma, assessing control, specific IgE test interpretation, targeted exposure reduction and comprehensive asthma management.
Don’t Underestimate the Impact of Diagnostic Accuracy in Rheumatoid Arthritis
From the value of test accuracy for chronic inflammatory diseases to the differences of various CCP tests used to diagnose rheumatoid arthritis (RA), gain a deeper understanding of RA diagnostics.
Let them Eat Cake - Exploring Milk & Egg Allergy
Allergy and immunology expert Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn, MD, PhD discusses her experience with diagnosis and managing egg and milk allergy along with current research to support allergen component testing.
Pet Allergy: Increasing diagnostic precison through molecular allergology
Presentation by Dr. Magnus Borres offering the latest advances on furry animal components to improve diagnostic accuracy for the management of patients with cat, dog and horse sensitivities.
Revised International Consensus Recommendation on Testing of ANCA in Small Vessel Vasculitis
This talk provided the latest evidence-based international consensus for testing for ANCA-associated vasculitis. Presented by Dr. Elena Csernok.
ANA – One Lab’s Experience in Changing from IFA to EliA™ Assays
Dr. James Peele explores challenges faced by Jacksonville Baptist Medical Center and applied solutions for testing ANAs, dsDNA, and ENAs, enabling the accurate diagnosis of connective tissue diseases.
A Realistic Path to Achieving High Quality ANA / ENA Results, Efficiency Gains, and Clinician Satisfaction
Dr. Ifor Williams illustrates the challenges faced by Emory University and the applied solution for testing ANAs, dsDNA, and ENAs, leading to the accurate diagnosis of connective tissue diseases.
Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis: Avoiding Anti-CCP False Positives
Overview: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the second most common autoimmune disease. Early diagnosis and intervention is critical to avoid permanent damage. Presented by Dr. Teresa Tarrant.
Differentiating Gluten-Related Disorders Through Diagnostic Methods
This pre-recorded webinar by Dr. Alessio Fasano and Dr. Stefano Guandalini, will present an update of the current understanding of the three main forms of reactions to wheat and its by-products.
Moving Toward Precision Allergy Diagnostics in the Laboratory
Jessica Murphy, ASCP-certified Medical Technologist, walks through the advantages of bringing component resolved diagnostics to your laboratory and how it can increase the clinical value you offer.
Moving Toward Precision Allergy Diagnostics in the Clinic
Gary Falcetano, PA-C, AE-C, explores the importance of managing allergy in the clinic by using component resolved diagnostics to provide a more detailed picture of what a patient may be sensitized to.
Peanut allergy: filling the gaps with additional components
An overview of peanut allergy using component resolved diagnostics for enhanced diagnosis and management given by Dr. Barbara Ballmer-Weber.
Venom Allergy: The Case for Component-Resolved Diagnosis
An educational presentation by Dr. Markus Ollert in the use of venom components for the treatment and management of venom allergic patients.
The Alpha-gal Syndrome: IgE responses to galactose alpha-1,3 galactose induced by bites from lone star ticks
A presentation by Dr. Thomas Platts-Mills providing the newest information on Alpha-gal testing and it’s clinical utility in the treatment and management of patients with red meat allergy.
Rhinitis- Utilizing Diagnostic Testing to Optimize Patient Care
Effective diagnosis of allergic rhinitis begins with a three prong approach of patient history, symptom presentation, and specific diagnostic testing.
Unraveling the Diagnostic Mystery of Alpha-Gal Syndrome
Dr. Thomas Platts-Mills and Gary Falcetano discuss what alpha-Gal syndrome is, why diagnosing it is difficult, and the role ImmunoCAP™ testing can play in diagnosis.