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Fortis Escorts launches Allergy Clinic with ‘Skin Prick Testing’

Jaipur, Fortis Escorts Hospital, Jaipur launched first of its kind allergy clinic today with advance technology of ‘Skin Prick Testing’ for more precise diagnosis of allergic diseases and various modalities for the treatment multiple kind of allergies. 

The Allergy Clinic that will be conducted at Fortis, Jaipur from Monday through Saturday from 10 to 2pm, was launched today at Fortis, Jaipur at the hands of Dr. V. K. Jain, Past-President, Indian College of Allergy, Asthma and Applied Immunology along with Dr. Ankit Bansal, Consultant, Pulmonologist & Critical Care; Mr. Prateem Tamboli, Zonal Director, Fortis-Rajasthan; Dr. Shrikant Swami, Medical Director, Fortis Escorts Hospital, Jaipur; Dr. Kavitha V., Consultant, Pulmonologist & Critical Care and Mr. Roopesh Mathur, Head-Sales & Marketing, Fortis Escorts Hospital, Jaipur.
The prevalence of allergic disease has drastically increased worldwide over the last few years. Over 20% to 30% of total population in India suffers from at least one of the allergies. Different kind of allergies include nasal, food allergy, asthma and all kinds of skin allergies, If not diagnosed and treated on time, they progress to more severe forms and can adversely impact functional disabilities and work efficiencies.
In this Asthma clinic, detailed patient clinical account will be maintained in based on standard protocols. Based on this, they can be offered advance ‘Skin Prick Test’, through which the allergens to which they could be sensitised would be systematically identified. A range of treatment options can be offered which includes allergens avoidance, pharmacotherapy and immune therapy. The clinic will be run under the expert guidance of Dr. Ankit Bansal, who is a certified allergist from Indian College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. The nursing and technical team has also undergone a special training for conducting the advance ‘Skin Prick Test’.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Prateem Tamboli, Zonal Director, Fortis Healthcare Ltd., said, “We have constantly been bringing world class advance technology to the hospital that can help patients lead a quality life. With the launch of asthma clinic we are also bringing for patients the advance ‘Skin Prick Testing’ for allergy diagnosis that will  further enhance the line of treatment for patients suffering from all kind of allergies. I am glad we have been able to bring such advance technology to that can bring about better results for patients.”