AlaSTAT

AlaSTAT

A RAST-like immunoassay system designed to detect multiple allergens from a single blood sample.
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A novel liquid-phase enzyme immunoassay AlaSTAT for IgE antibody determination.
ALASTAT IR Cook continues to prove what his England teammates have long known about him - that he is an immensely talented Test batsman.
Each of the laboratories used one of three common blood tests--the RAST, AlaSTAT, and ImmunoCap--to test for allergies.
All characterized serum samples were analyzed simultaneously in the Pharmacia CAP system, the DPC AlaSTAT system, and the Esoterix Allergy and Asthma system immunoassays to measure correlation to the described microarray assay.
The rapid growth of DPC's worldwide allergy business has been due largely to an ability to automate allergy testing more efficiently through its proprietary AlaSTAT technology.
In 1993, the prevalence of latex-specific IgE antibodies (detected by AlaSTAT EIA) was found to be 8.
Three FDA-approved blood tests for latex-specific IgE antibodies, called IgE immunoassays, are now used: The Pharmacia & Upjohn CAP System, the Diagnostic Products' Alastat and the Hycor Assay.
ALASTAT IR Cook believes England are still alive in the third npower Test against Pakistan, despite a woeful collapse by his fellow barsmen.
Allergen-specific IgE was measured in serum using four different methods: the CAP System, CARLA [R], ENEA [R], and AlaSTAT [R].
The new tests add to DPC's extensive menu of available assays for the AlaSTAT automated test system, which is used by clinical laboratories to help diagnose patients with allergic disease.
ALASTAT IR Cook may be leading England in another low-key clash with Test minnows T Bangladesh today but he believes the contest could play a crucial role in his team's Ashes defence.