Hay fever sufferers, rejoice! Brisbane researchers have developed a blood test that can accurately detect one of the most common causes of the ailment that affects millions of people worldwide.
The University of Queensland and Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology research isolated the grass pollen allergen responsible for about two-thirds of hay fever cases, allowing for more accurate diagnoses and offering potential for more effective treatment.
The research team says the test is about 97% per cent accurate, paving the way for new treatments and relief for those affected by the nasty allergy.
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