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Skin Prick Test for the Diagnosis of Food Allergy- a Comparison of Different Commercial Extracts and Raw Food

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified September 2012 by Meir Medical Center.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Arnon Goldberg, Meir Medical Center Identifier:
First received: January 9, 2012
Last updated: September 19, 2012
Last verified: September 2012

Immediate food allergy is , sometimes , a life threatening situation . Diagnosis is done by skin prick test with commercial extracts. Nevertheless, some of the extracts are not optimal and reproduce false negative results (no allergy) in patients with history highly suggestive of allergic reaction. The aim of this study is to compare the reproducibility of different commercial extracts and raw food in patients with convincing history of acute allergic symptoms related to food .

Condition Intervention
Food Allergy
Procedure: skin test

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Skin Prick Test for the Diagnosis of Food Allergy- a Comparison of Different Commercial Extracts and Raw Food

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Further study details as provided by Meir Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • correlation between the results of skin test with commercial extracts and raw food [ Time Frame: immediate ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: April 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: April 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: raw food skin test
skin test with the suspected raw food
Procedure: skin test
skin test with the Suspected raw food


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Suspected immediate allergic reaction to food

Exclusion Criteria:none

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01508299

Contact: Arnon Goldberg, Professor

Allergy and clinical immunology unit , Meir hospital Recruiting
Kfar-Saba, Israel, 44281
Contact: Arnon Goldberg, Professor   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Meir Medical Center
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Arnon Goldberg, Professor, Meir Medical Center Identifier: NCT01508299     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: crufood1
Study First Received: January 9, 2012
Last Updated: September 19, 2012
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of health , clinical trials Dept.

Keywords provided by Meir Medical Center:
skin test
raw food
commercial extract

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Food Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases processed this record on March 03, 2015