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The mean change in accuracy was 0.11 for Ara h 2, compared with 0.08 for Ara h 1 and 0.03 or less for other allergens. Adding IgE levels to the other 71 allergens and/or adding the IgG4 levels to Ara h 2 and Api g 1 (which showed a difference between PA cases and asymptomatic PS children) into this model led to no significant improvement in discriminative accuracy (data not shown). When a similar analysis was carried out for IgG4 levels, no allergen was found to contribute significantly to the prediction of PA http://www.selleckchem.com/products/ABT-263.html (data not shown). Table?3 compares the diagnostic performance for IgE to Ara h 2 and for peanut sIgE at multiple cutoff points. The optimal cutoff point for Ara h 2 was 0.65 ISU-E, which corresponded to the lowest misclassification rate (1.2%). With this cutoff point, there were 99.1% sensitivity and 98.3% specificity for the diagnosis of PA. In comparison, the optimal cutoff for peanut sIgE (3.5?kUA/l) corresponded to a lower sensitivity (91.5%) and a higher misclassification rate (6.1%). Such difference was statistically significant when tested using estimated area under the receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curves (P?=?0.008). This is the first http://www.selleckchem.com/products/abt-199.html study to characterize CRD-based IgE and IgG4 reactivity profiles to 103 common allergens in U.S. Caucasian children and to evaluate their efficacy in the prediction of PA and/or peanut anaphylaxis. We demonstrated that IgE reactivity to Ara h 1�C3 and Gly m 5�C6 was clearly higher in children with PA than in asymptomatic PS children, and that IgE to Ara h 2 was the best candidate to discriminate PA from asymptomatic PS, which is consistent with findings in European populations [15-18]. However, all of these IgE and/or IgG4 tests had limited clinical value in the prediction of peanut anaphylaxis. In line with previous reports in European populations [15, 17, 18], our data showed that Ara h 2 is the most common peanut allergen recognized by IgE in U.S Caucasian children with PA (99.1%), followed by Ara h 1 (93.5%) and Ara h 3 (76.9%). In comparison, Ara h 8, which was recognized by 12.0% of PA cases and 13.8% of asymptomatic PS children, is a nonspecific minor peanut allergen. Significant IgE cross-reactive relationships http://www.selleck.cn/products/CP-690550.html were observed between Ara h 8 and the major birch allergen (Bet v 1), and several grass allergens, which supports the hypothesis that IgE directed against birch/grass allergens may bind to components of whole peanut extract leading to asymptomatic PS. A previous report in Britain demonstrated that peanut-tolerant children had a higher response to Timothy grass allergens (Phl p 1, 4, and 5b) than children with PA [15]. However, no such difference was found in our cohort. This inconsistency may be partly due to a relatively lower sensitization rate to birch/grass allergens in this cohort (