Term Allergy Testing
Code LF-4900.0450
Definition Programs that administer sensitivity tests which help to isolate substances which provoke an allergic reaction in an individual. Methods include percutaneous tests (scratch, puncture, prick) with suspected substances including the venom of stinging insects, ophthalmic membrane tests, nasal mucous membrane tests, and inhalation tests.
Created 9/30/96
Changed 11/4/09
Use References Allergy Tests
See Also References Allergy Specialty (LV-0500)
Pediatric Allergy Specialty (LV-6800.6500)
External Classification Terms Ambulatory & Primary Health Care (NTE E30)
Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (AIRS HC-300)
Health Diagnostic, Intervention & Treatment (NPC E07)
Related Concepts Evaluation/Testing/Diagnosis/Assessment
Facet Service
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