Basophil Activation Test Discriminates Between Allergy and Tolerance in Peanut-Sensitized Children.

BAT Relevant Literature:

Santos AF, Douiri A, Bécares N, Wu SY, Stephens A, Radulovic S, Chan SM, Fox AT, Du Toit G, Turcanu V, Lack G. Basophil activation test discriminates between allergy and tolerance in peanut-sensitized children. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Sep;134(3):645-52. PMID: 25065721 doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2014.04.039.

Highlights from this Publication

“BAT proved to be superior to other diagnostic tests in discriminating between peanut allergy and tolerance, particularly in difficult cases, and reduced the need for OFCs…Future studies will determine whether BAT can add to the OFC as an in vitro gold standard.”