A prospective microbiome-wide association study of food sensitization and food allergy in early childhood.

@article{Savage2018APM,
  title={A prospective microbiome-wide association study of food sensitization and food allergy in early childhood.},
  author={Jessica H Savage and Kathleen A Lee-Sarwar and J E Sordillo and Supinda Bunyavanich and Yanjiao Zhou and George T. O'Connor and Megan Sandel and Leonard B. Bacharier and Robert S. Zeiger and Erica Sodergren and George Weinstock and Diane R. Gold and Scott T. Weiss and Augusto A Litonjua},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={2018},
  volume={73 1},
  pages={
          145-152
        }
}
BACKGROUND Alterations in the intestinal microbiome are prospectively associated with the development of asthma; less is known regarding the role of microbiome alterations in food allergy development. METHODS Intestinal microbiome samples were collected at age 3-6 months in children participating in the follow-up phase of an interventional trial of high-dose vitamin D given during pregnancy. At age 3, sensitization to foods (milk, egg, peanut, soy, wheat, walnut) was assessed. Food allergy… CONTINUE READING