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Is immunoglobulin G testing effective in the diagnosis of food allergy and intolerance?
 

Is immunoglobulin G testing effective in the diagnosis of food allergy and intolerance?

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A lot of controversies arose as food-specific immunoglobulin G (IgG) testing became increasingly used by adults and children to diagnose food allergy and intolerance. Although this enables people to avoid certain food items, there is no clinical evidence showing its effectiveness and accuracy.
 
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29 Aug 2017 - General
 
Norrashida Abdul Aziz This is a very interesting article. There are 2 main concerns concerning IgG testing in the news. First is that IgG testing is clinically irrelevant to determine food allergy. It is not a proven measure to confidently say that a person is allergic to a certain food group. Second is that IgG testing was used irrationally as a diet tool. Nutrient deficiency could ensue with such use and lead t...
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