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  • Allergy testing is the procedure used to determine which particular substances (allergens) are responsible for provoking an allergic reaction.
  • The allergy testing procedure used depends on the type of allergy, but usually includes skin and blood tests or an oral food allergen challenge.
  • Reactions to allergens can be life-threatening. Allergy testing should always be conducted under medical supervision.

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Reviewed on: 07-04-2017