Cow’s Milk Allergy: A Complex Disorder

@article{Crittenden2005CowsMA,
  title={Cow’s Milk Allergy: A Complex Disorder},
  author={Ross G. Crittenden and Louise E. Bennett},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={24},
  pages={582S - 591S}
}
Cow’s milk allergy (CMA) is a complex disorder. Numerous milk proteins have been implicated in allergic responses and most of these have been shown to contain multiple allergenic epitopes. There is considerable heterogeneity amongst allergic individuals for the particular proteins and epitopes to which they react, and to further complicate matters, allergic reactions to cow’s milk are driven by more than one immunological mechanism. Finally, the incidence and dominant allergic mechanisms change… 

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