Adult Allergies #4: Test
To help identify your food allergies, doctors perform a blood test which measures the amount and the type of IgE antibodies. A Japanese researcher played a major role in the discovery of the IgE antibody in 1966. This discovery led to the rapid advancement in allergy research and treatment. Find out the methods for diagnosing food allergies including the prick test and oral food challenge. Also discover how a smartphone can be used to improve communication with your doctor during your next visit.