Patients  
  Total n=62 IAR n=17 LAR n=21 DLAR n=8 DYAR n=11 DDYAR n=5 NAR n=35 Control subjects n=15
Positive SPT response◊                
- immediate 15 8 3 4 0 0 9 0
Negative SPT response ◊ 47 9 18 4 11 5 26 15
Positive i.c.test response ◊ ◊ 55 15 18 7 10 5 34 14
- immediate 23 11 6 3 2 1 6 5
- late 22 4 12 4 1 1 23 9
- delayed 10 0 0 0 7 3 5 0
Negative i.c. test response ◊ ◊ 7 2 3 1 1 0 1 1
Increased total IgE (serum) 4 2 2 0 0 0 3 0
Positive specific IgE (serum)□□□ 9 5 3 1 0 0 1 1
Increased total IgG (serum)● 5 2 2 1 0 0 1 0
Increased sub-classes (serum)●●                
- IgG1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
- IgG2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
- IgG3       2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
- IgG4 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Increased total IgM (serum)●●●   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Increased total IgA (serum)       3 1 1 2 0 0 0 0
Concomitant disorders                
- allergic rhinitis 9 3 3 2 1 0 1 1
- atopic eczema 17 5 8 2 1 1 0 2
- urticaria 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
- angio-neurotic edema  1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
- gastrointestinal complaints 21 9 10 1 1 0 0 0
IAR:Immediate Asthmatic Response; LAR: Late Asthmatic Response; DLAR: Dual Late Asthmatic Response (immediate+late); DYAR: Delayed Asthmatic Response; DDYAR: Dual Delayed Asthmatic Response (immediate+delayed); NAR=NegativeAsthmatic Response; ◊=Skin Prick Test (SPT); ◊ ◊=intracutaneous (intradermal) skin tests; □□= total IgE in the serum (PRIST) normal value=<500 IU/mL; □□□= positive allergen-specific IgE in the serum for the particular (tested) food (ImmunoCAP) ≥ 0.70 U/mL (=more than class 1); ●= total IgG in the serum (Single radial immunodiffusion and ELISA)-normal value ≤ 15.0 g/L; ●●=normal values: IgG1<5.0 g/L, IgG2<2.6 g/L, IgG3<0.4 g/L, IgG4<0.5 g/L; ●●●=IgM ≤ 3.8 g/L; ■=IgA ≤ 4.0 g/L;
Table 3: Survey of other diagnostic parameters.
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