Food hypersensitivity in children.

Abstract

Adverse reactions to foods involving abnormal immune reactions to food antigens occur in 2-7% of the North American population; the numbers are perhaps higher in children. Both IgE-mediated and non-IgE-mediated allergic responses occur. IgE-mediated allergic responses to foods are the most dramatic and perhaps the most easily diagnosed type of food allergy… (More)

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