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The QUIDEL™ Allergy Screen is a visual dipstick immunoassay for the qualitative detection of allergenspecific IgE in patient serum. The dipstick produces a color change endpoint resuit and features an integral negative control which insures that test procedure was performed correctly. Test results give a "yes or no" result to determine the presence of specific IgE for nine of the most common allergens: Mite, Dog, Cat, House Dust, Milk, Alternaría. Birch, Common Ragweed and Timothy Grass. The color results are permanent and can be kept for future reference and referral.
Results are available in 90 minutes with minimal hands-on time. Clinical triais indicated exceiient concordance with skin tests and greater sensitivity than RAST tests when compared to skin tests. No ancillary equipment is required to perform the test
The QUIDEL Allergy Screen test is rapid, accurate, cost-effective, easy-to-perform and interpret For information, contact QuIcJeI, 11077 North Torrey Pines Road, La JoIIa, CA 92037; (619| 450-1533.
Mead Johnson Nutritional Group introduces Mead Johnson Enriched Baby Food, a nutritionally complete baby food.
Mead Johnson Enriched Baby Food will be available in eight varieties: Rice Cereal, Oat Cereal, Carrots 'n Rice, Bananas 'n Rice, Apples 'n Oats. Peas 'n Rice, Mixed Grain Cereal, and Mixed Variety Fruit 'n Cereal. Because each variety offers nearly identical nutritional composition, parents can feed infants Mead Johnson Enriched Baby Food flavors interchangeably without compromising nutritional completeness or balance.
Also, if the product is introduced in the aforementioned sequence, only one new food at a time is introduced to the infant. This conforms to the recommendation by the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Nutrition Recommendations for starting solids in infants.
Mead Johnson Enriched Baby Food is the only granulated infant food currently marketed in the United States. The granular form mixes uniformly and rapidly with water, allowing for immediate feeding with good texture and excellent acceptance. It is prepared at home in the desired amount by adding water; therefore, eliminating unnecessary waste. Also, the quick and easy preparation fits the convenience needs of many families.
One serving contains 45% of an infant's US Recommended Daily Allowance for iron and 20% forali other minerals and vitamins. There is no added table sugar, salt. MSG, artificial colors, artificial flavors, or modified starch. The package is sold by weight not volume.