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Table 2 Results of SPT versus IgE-specific recognition by Western Blot

From: Skin prick testing does not reflect the presence of IgE against food allergens in adult eosinophilic esophagitis patients: a case study

Allergen Positive/Positive1 Positive/Negative Negative/Positive Negative/Negative
Cat 7 0 3 2
Bermuda grass 11 0 0 1
Blue grass 10 0 1 1
Dust mite 11 0 1 0
Ragweed 12 0 0 0
Maple tree 7 3 2 0
Wheat 5 0 7 0
Whole milk 4 0 6 2
Shrimp2 1 0 0 0
Peanut 5 2 0 5
Almond3 7 0 3 1
Whole egg 1 4 2 5
  1. 1. Refers to number of skin tests positive/number of western blots positive
  2. 2. Only one patient had skin testing done to shrimp
  3. 3. Only eleven patients had skin testing done to almond