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Food allergy in dogs - clinical signs and diagnosis.

  title={Food allergy in dogs - clinical signs and diagnosis.},
  author={H. Jackson},
  journal={Companion Animal Practice},
  • H. Jackson
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Companion Animal Practice
Clinicians have long recognized a dermatitis which appears to be triggered by dietary components. The fi rst descriptions of food induced canine dermatitis date back to 1933 [1,2]. However, although we make a clinical diagnosis of canine “food allergy” it is not clear at this time whether these cases are truly immunologically mediated or due to a “food intolerance” (Tab. 1). Furthermore, although there is evidence of a role for IgE in the pathogenesis of food allergy in colony dogs with… Expand
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