AlaSTAT

AlaSTAT

A RAST-like immunoassay system designed to detect multiple allergens from a single blood sample.
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Determinacion de IgE especifica serica Mediante tecnica RAST, CAP o ALASTAT o con diferentes tipos ELISA.
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.
Currently there are three FDA-licensed systems on the market: the CAP assay marketed by Pharmacia-Upjohn, which has a sensitivity of 75% and a specificity of 91%; AlaSTAT marketed by Diagnostic Products Corp.
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.
The 61 new assays follow the clearance of 57 allergy diagnostic tests in January of this year and add to DPC's extensive menu of available assays for the AlaSTAT automated test system.
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].