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Allergen, Dog Epithelium

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Name:    Allergen, Dog Epithelium
Note:    Test is inactive as of Nov 8, 2010. ARUP will substitute the reagent with Allergen, Epidermals & Animal Proteins, Dog Dander (ARUP Test Code 0099568)

The required reagent is no longer available from the manufacturer.

Dog dander is predominantly comprised of flakes of skin, or epithelial cells, as well as hair, saliva and urine. Clinically, the utility of testing for dog dander versus dog epithelium is very much the same