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THE ASSESSMENT OF THE ATOPIC CHILDREN – PANEL TESTS
The diagnosis in pediatric allergies is still a challenge, due to the age particularities and the increasing incidence.
Objectives. The evaluation of the panel investigations as a diagnostic tool in children allergies. We enrolled children admitted in the Department of Pediatrics of the “Filantropia” Clinical Municipal Hospital, Craiova. We used also a control group without known history of atopy.
Results. The results showed sensitizations to pneumallergens (mostly Dermatophagoides group) associated to asthma. The food allergies were identified in a few cases without correlation to the clinical findings.
Keywords: children, allergy, atopic panel
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