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					Performance of CAP-System FEIA 90% Specificity Decision Points

Allergen   Decision Pt  PPV     Sens.  Spec.
              kUA/L)*__________________________
Egg           7         98%    61%     98%
≤ 2 yr old   ≥2.0**

Milk         15          95%       57%      94%
≤ 2 ys old   ≥5.0 ***

Peanut       14          100%      57%      100%

Soy          65          73%       44%      94%

Wheat        80          74%       61%      92%

* Reactive if ≥ this value (no challenge needed)




Reference:

Sampson, H.A. (2001). Utility of food-specific IgE concentrations in
predicting symptomatic food allergy. JACI, [Online]. 107(5), [Accessed
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