Reproducibility of the Alcat Test

Harris Steinman, MD, Dept. of Clinical Science and Immunology, Medical School, University of Cape Town, Republic of S. Africa.   A total of 12 patients were tested for each of 50 foods in duplicate or triplicate samples (with one subject tested in duplicate on two separate occasion four days apart) yielding a total of 1, 147 data points for paired comparisons of reproducibility.   Alcat…

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Prevalence of food allergy and intolerance in children based on mast CLA and Alcat Tests

Krzysztof BUCZYLKO, Tadeusz OBARZANOWSKI, Krzysztof ROSIAK, Grzegorz STASKIEWICZ, Anita FISZER*, Slawomir CHMIELEWSKI*, Jan KOWALCZYK* Department of Facio-maxillary Surgery, Military Medical Academy of Lodz and *Centre of Allergology, Lodz   Abstract Investigations were performed on 56 children (23 girls, 33 boys), aged 0.5-16.0 (mean 7,2 years). After comparison of the Alcat cytotoxic test results and the provocation diet results using a single blind trial, over two-thirds consistency was obtained,…

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Comments on diets in aesthetic medicine

J.R. CABO-SOLER, Faculty of Medicine, University of Valencia, Spain Presented at: The 14th Mediterranean Day of Aesthetical Medicine & Dermatological Surgery. Venice, Italy, 22-23 September, 1995     In many occasions, a well-planned hypocaloric diet is not effective or stops being effective for losing weight. This situation could be due to: 1. An important decrease in Basal metabolism, usually due to a loss of muscular mass, because…

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A comparison of the Alcat Test for food reactions amongst 2 population sub-groups

DOUGLAS H. SANDBERG, M.D. Professor, University of Miami Medical School, Miami, FL MARK J. PASULA, PH.D. Research Director, AMTL Corp., Miami, FL   Presented at the 45th Annual Congress of the American College of Allergy and Immunology, Los Angeles, CA: November 12-16, 1988 (published – Annals of Allergy)   In order to characterize a negative population with respect to the Alcat Test, a group of…

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The effect of the Alcat Test diet therapy for food sensitivity in patient’s with obesity

MIDDLE EAST JOURNAL OF FAMILY MEDICINE April 2009 – Volume 7, Issue 3 The Effect of The Alcat Test Diet Therapy for Food Sensitivity in Patient’s With Obesity *Mohammed Akmal, **Saeed Ahmed Khan, **Abdul Qayyum Khan *Dubai Specialized Medical Center & Research Labs, **Dubai Pharmacy College   Key words: Obesity, Body Mass Index, Body Fat, Elimination Diet, Food Sensitivity, Alcat Test     Introduction Obesity…

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Alcat Test identifies food intolerance in patients with gastrointestinal symptoms

The XXVIII European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Congress Warsaw, Poland 6-10 June 2009 – Abstract No. 1280 Berardi, L.; De Amici, M.; Vignini, A.; Mantegna, G.; Mosca, M. Foundation IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo, Department of Pediatrics, Pavia, Italy; Foundation IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo, Department of Dermatology, Pavia, Italy   Background Specific foods and food additives can induce adverse gastrointestinal (GI) reactions, including food allergies…

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Food intolerance in patients with cutaneous diseases: Diagnostic value of the Alcat Test

The XXVIII European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Congress Warsaw, Poland 6-10 June 2009 – Abstract No. 1281 Berardi, L.; De Amici, M.; Vignini, A.; Torre, C.; Mosca, M. Foundation IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo, Department of Pediatrics, Pavia, Italy; Foundation IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo, Department of Dermatology, Pavia, Italy   Background The aim of this study was to evaluate whether food intolerance is associated with cutaneous…

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The Right Stuff: Use of Alcat Testing to Determine Dietary Factors Affecting Immune Balance, Health, and Longevity

Roger Davis Deutsch CEO, Cell Sciences Systems (US) & ALCAT Europe Abstract   The aging processes, described by Denham Harmon in the 1950s, are manifesting at earlier ages. Metabolic syndrome, characterized by obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, has sharply increased in recent years. Many observational studies support the thesis that the deleterious effects exerted by free radicals, upon lipid membranes, DNA, and protein structures, forms…

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