Relocating to China

Posted on: Thu, 09/30/2010 - 3:16am
lynz80's picture
Joined: 09/30/2010 - 10:03

I'm kinda freaking out today. Just got home from allergist who refused to do any further testing to confirm PA dx. Only testing he has had was a RAST test which came back at 7.0. Our family is relocating to Shanghai next month and I want to know FOR SURE before we go over there. Does anyone have any resources for living in Shanghai with PA? Thanks so much!

Posted on: Sat, 10/02/2010 - 12:19am
rm80's picture
Joined: 04/12/2010 - 21:09

Was there a reaction that prompted testing? RASTs have a significant enough false positive rate that you wouldn't want to rely on it alone to diagnose an allergy but if there was a known reaction a RAST is often used to confirm it.

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