- Testing should be focused on the suspected food (based on specific IgE and/or Skin Prick Test (if available). RAST refers to obsolete technology and is no longer used
- Multiple tests (food panels) are not recommended due to their low positive predictive values.
- There is currently no validated test to confirm Delayed or non IgE mediated food allergy
- There is no proven role for alternative allergy testing in diagnosing food allergy such as hair analysis, isolated IgG testing, Kinesiology, Vega testing, Enzyme Potentiated Desensitisation.
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