Allergy to house dust mite and snails: a model of cross-reaction between food and inhalant allergens with a clinical impact.

@article{Pajno1999AllergyTH,
  title={Allergy to house dust mite and snails: a model of cross-reaction between food and inhalant allergens with a clinical impact.},
  author={Giovanni Battista Pajno and Letterio Morabito and Giovanni Barberio},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology. Supplement},
  year={1999},
  volume={18},
  pages={163-4}
}
A knowledge of cross-reactions between different allergens can facilitate the diagnosis of allergy. IgE cross-reactivity has been identified between house dust mite and snails. While most patients have mild symptoms, asthma and/or anaphylaxis may occur with these and other cross-reacting foods. It may be worthwhile to include measurement of IgE to some… CONTINUE READING