Signs and Evidence

Making clinical sense of scientific data


Beware of the limitations of this tool

Allergic rhinitis

Calculated pretest probability: 19.65 %
Relevant inclusion criteria: All ages 


1Ocular itch

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Sources used:

1.Kim H et al. Validating childhood symptoms with physician-diagnosed allergic rhinitis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 108 (2012) 228 –231
2.Vidal C et al. Evaluation of the phadiatop test in the diagnosis of allergic sensitization in a general adult population. J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol. 2005;15(2):124-30
3.Tschopp JM et al. Current allergic asthma and rhinitis: diagnostic efficiency of three commonly used atopic markers (IgE, skin prick tests, and Phadiatop®). Allergy. 1998 Jun;53(6):608-13
4.Bauchau V et al. Prevalence and rate of diagnosis of allergic rhinitis in Europe. Eur Respir J. 2004 Nov;24(5):758-64