Allergy skin test
Skin Prick Test. This is the most widely used and its results are immediate. It is able to reproduce type I hypersensitivity allergic reactions. Skin prick tests are performed by puncturing the skin and pouring an extract of different allergens in order to find out which substances can trigger allergic reactions (e.g. pollen, mites, animal epithelia, fungi, insect venoms, etc.).
Allergy tests for immediate hypersensitivity are available (prick tests and intradermal tests).