Alimentary allergy to pork. Crossreactivity among pork kidney and pork and lamb gut.

@article{Lltser1998AlimentaryAT,
  title={Alimentary allergy to pork. Crossreactivity among pork kidney and pork and lamb gut.},
  author={R Ll{\'a}tser and Filomena Polo and Fernando P{\'i}o De la Hoz and B Guillaumet},
  journal={Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  year={1998},
  volume={28 8},
  pages={
          1021-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND A patient suffered from anaphylaxis after the ingestion of pork gut and kidney, but she tolerated pork meat. Clinical symptoms were also triggered upon intake of lamb gut. OBJECTIVE To demonstrate an IgE-mediated hypersensitivity and identify the pork proteins involved. And also, to study the possible cross-allergenicity among proteins from lamb gut and pork. METHODS AND RESULTS The patient had strong positive skin-prick test responses to pork kidney, gut and liver, and lamb gut… CONTINUE READING

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