Guidelines for diagnosis and management of pediatric food allergy in Japan.

@article{Mukoyama2007GuidelinesFD,
  title={Guidelines for diagnosis and management of pediatric food allergy in Japan.},
  author={Tokuko Mukoyama and Sankei Nishima and Masahiko Arita and Setsuko Ito and Atsuo Urisu and Motohiro Ebisawa and Hideo Ogura and Yoichi Kohno and Naomi Kondo and Rumiko Shibata and Makifumi Hurusho and Mitsufumi Mayumi and A. Riki Y. Morikawa},
  journal={Allergology international : official journal of the Japanese Society of Allergology},
  year={2007},
  volume={56 4},
  pages={349-61}
}
In Japan, the prevalence of food allergy has been increasing and a variety of problems have emerged regarding what should be considered a food allergy. A treatment regimen consists of avoiding the offending food (elimination diet therapy) and receiving nourishment from alternative foods (substitutional diet therapy). There is a growing concern that confusion has resulted from the lack of a consensus on the procedures for diagnosing and treating food allergies. The Food Allergy Committee of the… CONTINUE READING