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Skin Testing – Allergens

October 8, 2018 | , , ,

Properly testing for allergies is the important first step towards addressing and ultimately eliminating any allergy or related symptoms. For allergy testing to be conclusive, it is critical your testing be conducted by a highly skilled and experienced allergy office. Michigan ENT & Allergy Specialists are exactly that. We perform skin testing for over 50 different antigens:

Environmental Allergens

Miscellaneous 

  • Dust Mites
  • Dog
  • Cat
  • Cockroach

Molds

  • Alternaria
  • Aspergillus
  • Cladosprium
  • Cuvularia
  • Dreschlera
  • Penicillium
  • Epicoccum
  • Fusarium
  • Corn Smuts

Grasses

  •  Bermuda
  • Timothy

Weeds

  •  English Plantain
  • Lamb’s Quarter
  • Pigweed (Rough)
  • Mugwort
  • Ragweed

Trees

  •  Ash (White)
  • Mulberry (Red)
  • Birch
  • Boxelder
  • Cedar
  • Cottonwood
  • Elm
  • Oak
  • Shagbark Hickory
  • Sycamore

Food Allergens

  •  Almond
  • Clam
  • Codfish
  • Crab
  • Egg
  • Milk
  • Oat
  • Peanut
  • Pecan
  • Salmon
  • Shrimp
  • Soybean
  • Tuna
  • Walnut
  • Wheat 
  • Yeast

 

Once completed, the experts at Michigan ENT and Allergy Specialists will analyze your skin testing results and develop a plan of care for you to treat your allergies. Patients have the option of choosing between SCIT (subcutaenous immunotherapy) or SLIT (sublingual immunotherapy). Learn more about these methods here or contact Michigan ENT and Allergy to schedule your skin testing today! 


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