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Rast

An archaic Norwegian unit of length approximately equivalent to nine kilometers.
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Sensitivity to NRL was documented by positive radioallergosorbent test (RAST) at that time.
Therefore, allergy skin testing and in vitro testing for IgE by the radioallergosorbent test are used to confirm the clinical suspicion of allergic triggers obtained by history, not for diagnosis.
Blood tests known as the radioallergosorbent test (RAST) or the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) can provide similar information to that obtained by the skin test.
Some physicians prefer to use a blood test called the radioallergosorbent test, or RAST, to diagnose food allergies.
Lack of correlation between severity of clinical Symptoms, Skin Test Reactivity, and Radioallergosorbent Test Result.