SKIN PRICK TEST:
Several markings are made on the patient skin and each mark should be 2 cm apart.
Allergic solution is taken.
A drop is placed on the skin and the prick is made with the lancet and the reactions happens within 15-20 mints and the results are checked and graded accordingly.
Intradermal skin test
It is similar to skin test in which the the small amount of allergen is injected into the skin.This test is done if the prick test is negative.
This test is done in food allergy cases.The patient is asked to consume small amount of the allergen and the effects are supervised under healthcare proffesional
In this test, a sample of your blood is drawn. This test is also called serum IgE testing or ImmunoCAP test.InnumoCAP test is based in the fluoro Immunoassay and complement system.It is used to measure the amount of antibodies produced in response.
This test involves placing a small amount of possible allergens on your skin (usually your back) and then covering each of them with a bandage. Your allergist may perform this test if they suspect an allergy in which the allergic reaction is delayed. The bandages are left in place for two to three days before you return to the office to have the bandages removed and your skin examined.
Component-Resolved Diagnostic Tests or Molecular-Based Diagnosis:s
This test is done in food allergy patients to patients to obtain what type of proteins they are allergic to it.
Mast cell Tryptase Levels Assessment:
The serum level of β-tryptase can be used to assess anaphylaxis and mast cell activation.