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Diagnostic des maladies allergiques par le médecin de premier recours

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Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2010, vol. 6, no. 245, p. 812, 814-816
Abstract Primary care physicians will conduct allergy diagnosis based on the history provided by the patient. In case of a possible IgE type allergy, investigations will be made by skin tests or measurement of specific IgE antibodies in the serum. Interpretation of positive tests will have to consider possible sensitizations in absence of allergic symptoms that should not lead to inadequate therapeutic measures or diet. This review will provide to primary care physicians guidance to choose the best method in the appropriate situations for allergy diagnosis.
Keywords AdultBiological Markers/bloodChildConjunctivitis, Allergic/diagnosisEczema/diagnosis*Family PracticeFemaleHumansHypersensitivity/*diagnosis/drug therapy/immunologyImmunoglobulin E/bloodImmunologic Factors/immunologyMedical History TakingRhinitis, Allergic, Perennial/diagnosisRhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal/diagnosisSkin Tests
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PMID: 20469663
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Research group Pathogenèse et traitement des allergies alimentaires (191)
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EIGENMANN, Philippe. Diagnostic des maladies allergiques par le médecin de premier recours. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2010, vol. 6, n° 245, p. 812, 814-816. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:20455

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