Milk oral immunotherapy is effective in school-aged children.

  title={Milk oral immunotherapy is effective in school-aged children.},
  author={Susanna Salmivesi and Matti Korppi and Mika Juhani M{\"a}kel{\"a} and Marita Paassilta},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  volume={102 2},
AIMS   To study the efficacy of oral immunotherapy (OIT) in schoolchildren with cow's milk (CM) allergy (CMA). METHODS   Twenty-eight children aged 6-14 years with CMA documented by oral challenge were enrolled into a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled OIT study. In the active treatment, CM protein amount was increased during 23 weeks from 0.06 mg to a maximum of 6400 mg (200 mL of milk). RESULTS   Twenty-four (86%) patients completed the protocol: 16/18 in active and 8/10 in… CONTINUE READING
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