Allergy

News on in vitro diagnostics for allergy testing.

Microdrop will license the rights to market SQI's celiac and wheat allergy, and arthritis tests direct to consumers.

In a study, Medical Research Council scientists demonstrated that a test that uses flow cytometry and looks for the CD63 protein in mast cells had 98 percent specificity.

ALK will market Rellergen's Bio-IC lab-on-a-chip technology to more than 190 hospitals in China. The technology uses a blood sample to screen up to 20 different allergens.