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Measuring Skin Water Loss Predicts Anaphylaxis During Food Allergy Tests

November 7, 2023


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5-15 mins
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Presented by Health Lab

Oral food challenges are the standard when diagnosing a food allergy, but they often come with the risk of anaphylaxis, a severe allergic reaction that may include a skin rash, nausea, vomiting, difficulty breathing, and shock. A new method developed by U-M researchers can help predict anaphylaxis before it becomes clinically relevant.

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