Interpretation of tests for nut allergy in one thousand patients, in relation to allergy or tolerance.

@article{Clark2003InterpretationOT,
  title={Interpretation of tests for nut allergy in one thousand patients, in relation to allergy or tolerance.},
  author={Andrew T. Clark and Pamela W Ewan},
  journal={Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  year={2003},
  volume={33 8},
  pages={1041-5}
}
BACKGROUND Peanut and tree nut allergy are common, increasing in prevalence and the commonest food cause of anaphylaxis. In the USA, 7.8% are sensitized (have nut-specific IgE), but not all those sensitized are allergic. Lack of data makes interpretation of tests for nut-specific IgE difficult. OBJECTIVES This is the first study to investigate the clinical significance of test results for peanut and tree nut allergy in allergic or tolerant patients. Findings are related to the severity of the… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
42 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 42 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…