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How is anaphylaxis diagnosed?

Anaphylaxis can be diagnosed using a combination of different tests. These can include a doctor reviewing your medical history, examination of signs and symptoms during anaphylaxis, blood tests (e.g., for the presence of certain antibodies) and skin prick tests of suspected triggers.

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Author: Dr Joanne Van der Velden PhD, BSc (Hons)
First answered: 18 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 14 May 2019
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Category: Asthma


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