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, Volume 242, Issue 3, pp 233–238 | Cite as

The allergen quick test: A simple allergy test to prove existing sensitization

  • F. Horak
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Summary

We have developed a new method of allergy skin test. The main advantages of the allergen quick test (AQT) are its simple and rapid procedure and its usefulness in screening trials for everyday clinical practice. The equipment consists of a disposable test applicator which is pre-loaded with the allergen solution to be tested. The AQT was used on 3800 subjects in a screening trial, and has been performed by several ENT specialists in their clinical practices since 1979. Evaluation of the results obtained confirms that this developed method is safe, easy to use, and accurate.

Key words

Allergen quick test Skin prick test Diagnosis of inhalation allergy Testing tool Standardized prick test 

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© Springer-Verlag 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Horak
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  1. 1.First ENT ClinicUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria

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