Kiwi fruit allergy: a review.

@article{Lucas2003KiwiFA,
  title={Kiwi fruit allergy: a review.},
  author={Jane S A Lucas and Stella Anne Lewis and Jonathan O'B. Hourihane},
  journal={Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology},
  year={2003},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={
          420-8
        }
}
Allergy to kiwi fruit was first described in 1981, and there have since been reports of the allergy presenting with a wide range of symptoms from localized oral allergy syndrome (OAS) to life-threatening anaphylaxis. The article reviews the available information concerning the clinical features of kiwi fruit allergy and the role of clinical investigations for diagnosis. Work identifying the major allergens in kiwi fruit has resulted in conflicting results, the possible reasons for which are… CONTINUE READING

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