Characteristics of beef allergy in schoolchildren in Turkey.

BACKGROUND The prevalence of immunoglobulin E (IgE) mediated beef allergy in childhood is unknown. We investigated the prevalence and characteristics of IgE-mediated beef allergy in urban schoolchildren. METHODS This cross-sectional study recruited 6000 randomly selected urban schoolchildren ages 6-17 years from the city center of Giresun in the eastern… (More)