Thermo Fisher Scientific ImmunoCAP Specific IgE
Thermo Fisher Scientific has launched its ImmunoCAP Specific IgE blood test for Ara h6. The test is for use by medical providers to better determine which patients may be at risk for life-threatening sensitivity to the Ara h6 protein component in peanuts. The test has been cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration for in vitro diagnostic use. The ImmunoCAP line of tests include assays for cross-reactive carbohydrate determinants and profilins, allergens that are contained in various plants, pollens, and foods.