Characteristics of hypersensitivity reactions and identification of a unique 49 kd IgE-binding protein (Hal-m-1) in abalone (Haliotis midae).

@article{Lopata1997CharacteristicsOH,
  title={Characteristics of hypersensitivity reactions and identification of a unique 49 kd IgE-binding protein (Hal-m-1) in abalone (Haliotis midae).},
  author={Andreas Ludwig Lopata and Christina Zinn and Paul Charles Potter},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={1997},
  volume={100 5},
  pages={642-8}
}
BACKGROUND There is a paucity of published data on the clinical presentation and the nature of the allergens involved in hypersensitivity to mollusks. This study reports the clinical and immunologic findings in 38 patients with reported immediate and delayed adverse reactions to abalone (Haliotis midae, Class Gastropoda). METHODS Patients were recruited as part of a South African seafood allergy survey. Allergic symptoms were assessed by a self-administered questionnaire. A total of 38… CONTINUE READING

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