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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Comparison of class results of Polycheck Allergy Diagnostic and ImmunoCAP

PanelCodeItemNo. of trialNo. of participantsClass of Polycheck (no. of participants)ImmunoCAP


AcceptableUnacceptableClasskUA/L
S f24/440Shrimp mix370 (6)2 (1)10.51
S f95Peach280 (2), 1 (2), 2 (4)(0)21.31
S f95Peach373 (3), 4 (2), 6 (2)(0)311.3
S d01Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus373 (5), 5 (1)6 (1)34.38
S e01Cat epithelia373 (2), 4 (3), 5 (1)6 (1)35.86
S t02/t03Alder-Birch pollen mix282 (8)(0)20.77
S w01Ragweed pollen373 (4), 4 (1), 5 (1)6 (1)312.5
S w06Mugwort pollen373 (3), 4 (2), 6 (2)(0)38.16
I t04Hazel pollen270 (5), 1 (2)2 (1)10.52
I t04Hazel pollen362 (1), 3 (4)6 (1)35.43
I g03Cocksfoot pollen273 (3), 4 (1), 6 (3)(0)22.29
I g03Cocksfoot pollen363 (3), 5 (1)6 (1)39.39
F f04Wheat-flour281 (2), 2 (4), 3 (1)0 (1)21.57
F f04Wheat-flour373 (6)5 (1)312.3
F f11Buckwheat-flour280 (5), 1 (1), 2 (2)(0)21.39
F f11Buckwheat-flour373 (3), 4 (2), 5 (1)6 (1)310.10
F f13Peanut281 (2), 2 (5)3 (1)22.06
F f13Peanut374 (3), 5 (1), 6 (3)(0)312.90
F f26Pork370 (4), 1 (2)2 (1)00.25
F f27Beef370 (3), 1 (1), 2 (3)(0)10.6

The instrument used was from the following company: Polycheck Allergy Diagnostic (Polycheck; Biocheck GmbH, Münster, Germany); ImmunoCAP250 (Pharmacia Diagnostics AB, Uppsala, Sweden). Bold type is the same class with that of ImmunoCAP.

Abbreviations: S, standard panel; I, inhalant panel; F, food panel.

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