Allergy skin prick testing (sometimes called “scratch testing”) is useful in the diagnosis of allergies and is relatively easy. We can test for various environmental allergens (pollens, animals, dust mite [...]
Spirometry (a type of pulmonary function testing) is performed to evaluate for asthma. It involves blowing into a tube connected to a computer. Measurements are taken to see how well [...]
To clarify the diagnosis of drug allergy, we can perform testing to penicillin. This involves some prick tests and some intradermal tests. If the tests are normal, we can immediately [...]
For patients with unexplained rashes, we can perform patch testing to evaluate for contact dermatitis.