François Graham

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Egg specific IgE levels are frequently used in combination with skin-prick tests to guide clinical decisions and to monitor egg allergy evolution in children. We compared both Immulite and ImmunoCAP egg specific IgE assays in egg allergic children, and found a linear correlation between both assays with a mean Immulite:ImmunoCAP ratio of 3. This is relevant(More)
Food allergy is an important health issue that affects up to 8 % of the population. The management of allergic patients involves allergen avoidance and prompts the treatment of accidental reactions, as no curative treatment is available so far in routine practice. Oral immunotherapy (OIT) is a promising therapeutic alternative, but it is associated with(More)
BACKGROUND Gallium-67 scintigraphy has been suggested as a noninvasive method to diagnose acute interstitial nephritis (AIN). However, its diagnostic performance and usefulness remain controversial. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the charts of 76 patients who underwent gallium-67 scintigraphy for a suspicion of AIN. Patients were classified based on(More)
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