Finally,
Food Allergy Diagnosis
With greater Certainty

An innovative approach to the way we
diagnose and monitor food allergies

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food allergy DIAGNOSTIC NEEDS & CHALLENGES

Diagnostic accuracy

Ambiguity persists in food allergy science5

Disease assessment

Overreliance on panels to assess allergic disease continues to exist5

Food allergy overdiagnosis

Up to 840k children are misdiagnosed with  peanut allergy 1,2,4

High cost of false positives

Overdiagnosis increases psychological, behavioral, & financial costs6,7

Imagine a world where a
FOOD ALLERGY DIAGNOSIS came
with greater confidence

As many as 60% of food allergy sufferers may be
misdiagnosed, leading to unnecessary food avoidance, increased patient anxiety, and annual costs of nearly $25 billion in the US alone. AllerGenis is working to change that.1-4

1. Gupta RS et al. The prevalence, severity, and distribution of childhood food allergy in the United States. Pediatrics. 2011;128(1). 2. Bird JA et al. Food allergen panel testing often results in misdiagnosis of food allergy. J Pediatr. 2015;166(1):97–100. 3. Gupta RS et al. The economic impact of childhood food allergy in the United States. JAMA Pediatr. 2013;167(11):1026-1031. 4.Food Allergy Research & Education. “Blood Tests.” Retrieved from: https://www.foodallergy.org/resources/blood-tests. 5.Gupta M, Cox A, Nowak-WÄ™grzyn A, Wang J. Diagnosis of food allergy. Immunol Allergy Clin N Am. 2018;38:39–52. 6. Singh H et al. Overdiagnosis: causes and consequences in primary health care. Can Fam Physician. 2018;64(9): 654–659. 7. Jenniskens K et al. Overdiagnosis across medical disciplines: a scoping review. BMJ Open.2017;7:e018448.

 

Data-Driven Food Allergy Diagnostics

AllerGenis is creating a database of epitope signatures from real allergy patients
to bring more confidence to food allergy diagnosis and management.

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Three Decades Without a
Breakthrough - That's
About to Change

We leverage our deep expertise in immunology and
bioinformatics to bring innovative solutions to the
diagnosis and management of food allergies.

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Pioneering Precision
Diagnostics for
Food Allergies

At AllerGenis, we are dedicated to harnessing 21st century
technology, science and data to help improve the lives of
millions of food allergy patients and their families.