Allergy to sunflower seed and sunflower butter as proposed vehicle for sensitization

@inproceedings{Lavine2015AllergyTS,
  title={Allergy to sunflower seed and sunflower butter as proposed vehicle for sensitization},
  author={Elana Lavine and Moshe Ben-shoshan},
  booktitle={Allergy, asthma, and clinical immunology : official journal of the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND It is hypothesized that household exposure to allergenic proteins via an impaired skin barrier, such as atopic dermatitis, may contribute to the development of IgE sensitization. Household presence of peanut is a risk factor for the development of peanut allergy in children. Sunflower seed butter is a peanut-free alternative to peanut butter, and… CONTINUE READING