Anaphylaxis: issues in diagnosis

Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2001 Aug;1(4):357-9. doi: 10.1097/01.all.0000011039.52245.38.

Abstract

Although anaphylaxis continues to be recognized as a life-threatening clinical problem, efforts to develop in-vitro methods for diagnosis and verification continue. The results have been interesting but not yet definitive, so that the necessity for clinical diagnosis remains pivotal.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Anaphylaxis / diagnosis*
  • Anaphylaxis / etiology
  • Biomarkers / blood*
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Histamine / blood
  • Humans
  • Immunoglobulin E / blood
  • Serine Endopeptidases / blood
  • Tryptases

Substances

  • Biomarkers
  • Immunoglobulin E
  • Histamine
  • Serine Endopeptidases
  • Tryptases