Cherry may cause oral allergy syndrome. In a group of 100 patients with confirmed allergy to fruits and vegetables, 13 were shown to react to cherries. The prevalence of sensitivity to peach and plum in the same group was 30 and 6 respectively. Skin tests of patients with clinical history of cherry sensitivity with fresh fruit was positive in all five tested. Commercial extract gave a positive reaction only in two. Dose-dependent basophil histamine release was obtained with cherry in birch pollen sensitive-patients with fruit allergy.
No special preparation is needed for Allergy Cherry Fluorescence Assay Skin. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Allergy Cherry Fluorescence Assay Skin. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
|UNISEX||All age groups||A wheal and flare reaction of atleast 3mm indicates that the patient is allergic to the substance|