Food allergy in Asia: how does it compare?

  title={Food allergy in Asia: how does it compare?},
  author={Alison Joanne Lee and Meera Thalayasingam and Bee Wah Lee},
  journal={Asia Pacific allergy},
  volume={3 1},
Asia is a populous and diverse region and potentially an important source of information on food allergy. This review aims to summarize the current literature on food allergy from this region, comparing it with western populations. A PubMed search using strategies "Food allergy AND Asia", "Food anaphylaxis AND Asia", and "Food allergy AND each Asian country" was made. Overall, 53 articles, published between 2005 and 2012, mainly written in English were reviewed. The overall prevalence of food… CONTINUE READING