This workshop will discuss the differential diagnosis and management of tryptasemias.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Identify the diagnostic criteria for mastocytosis and their role in diagnosis
- Recognize the incidence and clinical presentation of hereditary alpha tryptasemia
- Describe the role of tryptase in diagnosis of anaphylaxis and mast cell activation syndromes
Cem Akin, MD PhD FAAAAI
University of Michigan
Laboratory Diagnosis of Anaphylaxis: Role of Tryptase
Lawrence B. Schwartz, MD PhD FAAAAI
Virginia Commonwealth University
Hereditary Alpha Tryptasemia: A Common Genetic Variant
Jonathan Lyons, MD
Mastocytosis: Is Elevated Tryptase Always Necessary for Diagnosis?
Joseph H. Butterfield, MD FAAAAI
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