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Is there a test that predicts anaphylaxis?

Paul M. Ehrlich, MD
Allergy & Immunology
There is no specific test to predict the likelihood of anaphylaxis, although testing may provide some guidance as to the severity of the allergy. Experts advise those who are susceptible to anaphylaxis to carry medication, such as injectable epinephrine, at all times, and to check the medicine's expiration date regularly.
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