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] Bock SA, Sampson HA, Atkins FM, et al Double-blind, placebo-controlled food challenge (DBPCFC) as an office procedure: A manual.
Possible cases of food allergy were investigated further with diagnosis made by double-blind, placebo-controlled food challenge (DBPCFC).
The double-blind placebo-controlled food challenge (DBPCFC) is still the gold standard for the diagnosis of food allergy; all allergy guidelines emphasise its importance and encourage its use.
Double-blind, placebo-controlled food challenge (DBPCFC) as an office procedure: a manual.
To be eligible and enrolled in the study, the subjects must be truly allergic to peanut as confirmed by a double blind placebo-controlled food challenge to peanut.
Patients with peanut allergy were tested by classical allergy tests (Prick test and IgE), and allergy was finally confirmed during a standardized double blind placebo-controlled food challenge (DBPCFC).
The gold standard for food allergy diagnosis, a double-blinded, placebo-controlled food challenge, is not typically used by allergists because they are not being fully reimbursed for this time-consuming, expensive and potentially dangerous procedure.