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Standardization of food challenges in patients with immediate reactions to foods – position paper from the European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology
At present, the double blind placebo controlled foodchallenge(DBPCFC)representstheonlywaytoestablishorruleoutanadversereactiontoafoodinolderchildrenand adults, whereas an open challenge controlledExpand
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Population study of food allergy in France.
BACKGROUND Food allergy (FA) is an important health problem for which epidemiologic studies are needed. OBJECTIVE We performed an epidemiologic survey in France to determine the prevalence,Expand
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Oral desensitization in children with milk and egg allergies obtains recovery in a significant proportion of cases. A randomized study in 60 children with cow's milk allergy and 90 children with egg
BACKGROUND Food allergy is treated by avoidance diets in order to prevent anaphylactic reactions and to cure chronic associated symptoms. However, the natural history is left unchanged. OBJECTIVEExpand
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Anaphylaxis to pork kidney is related to IgE antibodies specific for galactose‐alpha‐1,3‐galactose
Carbohydrate‐specific IgE antibodies present on nonprimate mammalian proteins were incriminated recently in delayed meat anaphylaxis. The aim of this study was to explore whether anaphylaxis toExpand
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Food hypersensitivity in children: Clinical aspects and distribution of allergens
The aims of this work were to investigate, in children and adolescents, the clinical aspects of food hypersensitivity and the distribution of allergens, in a prospective and descriptive study. FiveExpand
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Human basophil activation measured by CD63 expression and LTC4 release in IgE-mediated food allergy.
BACKGROUND IgE-dependent basophil activation induced by an allergen elicit the release of LTC4 and the expression of the CD63 membrane marker. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to check if flowExpand
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Prevalence of lysozyme sensitization in an egg‐allergic population
An egg protein, lysozyme, is a still unlabeled additive currently used in cheese preparation. Furthermore, the WHO‐FAO committee considers it innocuous. However, 31% of children and 8% of adults withExpand
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Prospective study of risk factors in natural rubber latex hypersensitivity.
Five hundred sixty-nine subjects routinely underwent skin prick tests for latent sensitization to latex. The study of risk factors included skin tests to inhalant allergens, to diagnose atopy, and aExpand
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Case report: recurrent anaphylactic shock to radiographic contrast media. Evidence supporting an exceptional IgE-mediated reaction.
A rare case of anaphylaxis to iodinated contrast media is reported. The patient underwent two anaphylactic shocks to intravenous administration of radiocontrast agents. Specific IgE were suspected onExpand
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