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Table 2 Characteristics of studies reporting secondary outcome (intradermal testing)

From: Diagnostic accuracy of skin-prick testing for allergic rhinitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Study, year Country Setting Sample size Number of males Age range, years Nasal provocation positive Nasal provocation negative Wheal size cut-off (mms) Sensitivity, % Specificity, % Allergen extracts
Krouse et al. [14] USA Hospital 37 NR NR (18–70) 2 19 ≥3a 50.0 100.0 Timothy grass
Krouse et al. [14] USA Hospital 44 NR NR (18–70) 11 16 ≥3a 27.0 69.0 Alternaria
Gungor et al. [15] USA Unclear 62 NR ≥18 34 28 ≥2 79.4 67.9 Ragweed
Wood et al. [24] USA Hospital 120 22 (18) 32 (18–65) 10 29 ≥6 60.0 68.9 Cat
  1. NR not reported
  2. aOf the size of negative control