Food allergy in Asia.

@article{Shek2006FoodAI,
  title={Food allergy in Asia.},
  author={Lynette Pei-chi Shek and Bee Wah Lee},
  journal={Current opinion in allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2006},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={
          197-201
        }
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Food allergy is increasing in prevalence in Western populations, but little is known about it in Asia. The perception is that the prevalence in this region is low, but is likely to increase with the global increase in allergy. Asia is unique because of the many different cultures and eating habits, with the resulting occurrence of unique food allergens. This review describes the epidemiology and clinical features of food allergy, and introduces some of the unusual food… CONTINUE READING
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