A 17-kDa allergen detected in pine nuts.

  title={A 17-kDa allergen detected in pine nuts.},
  author={Jes{\'u}s Miguel Garc{\'i}a-Menaya and Mar{\'i}a Angeles Gonzalo-Garijo and Ignacio Moneo and Blanca Silva Fern{\'a}ndez and Francisco Garcia-Gonzalez and Francisco Presuel Moreno},
  volume={55 3},
BACKGROUND Few cases of allergy to pine nuts have been described. We report a case of anaphylactic reaction to pine nuts. The patient needed to be treated in the emergency room due to a systemic reaction immediately after eating pine nuts. METHODS The patient was studied by prick tests and prick by prick tests. Specific IgE was measured by CAP and by SDS-PAGE/immunoblotting by a diffusion method. RESULTS The patient showed positive prick by prick tests to pine nuts (12 mm of maximum wheal… CONTINUE READING


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