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Rast

An archaic Norwegian unit of length approximately equivalent to nine kilometers.
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Radioallergosorbent tests (RASTs) for specific food IgE antibodies measure serum specific IgE to recognised food allergens in kU/l.
The patients' allergy to NRL was confirmed on the basis of clinical history, a positive skin test to latex, and the presence of latex-specific immunoglobulin E (IgE) serology by radioallergosorbent test (RAST).
Se recomienda realizar estudios comparativos entre la prueba de alergia intradermica y las pruebas serologicas in vitro como el RAST (radioallergosorbent test), ELISA (Enzymelinked immunosorbent assay) y el EIA (Liquid-phase enzyme immunoassay).
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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.
One such blood test is called the PAST (radioallergosorbent test), which can be performed when eczema is present or if a patient has taken medications that interfere with skin testing.