Monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies against casein components of cow milk for evaluation of residual antigenic activity in 'hypoallergenic' infant formulas.

@article{Plebani1997MonoclonalAP,
  title={Monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies against casein components of cow milk for evaluation of residual antigenic activity in 'hypoallergenic' infant formulas.},
  author={Anna M Plebani and Patrizia Restani and Arturo Naselli and Corrado Lodovico Galli and Antonella Meini and Giovanni Cavagni and Alberto G. Ugazio and Claudio Poiesi},
  journal={Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  year={1997},
  volume={27 8},
  pages={949-56}
}
BACKGROUND Hydrolysed casein and whey protein formulas have been developed with the aim of preventing sensitization in infants at high risk of cow milk allergy. Subsequently these products have also been used for treatment of children with cow milk allergy. However, severe reactions have occurred in some allergic infants fed with these formulas raising doubts about their absolute safety and suggest the need for developing in vitro techniques for detection of eventual residual allergenic… CONTINUE READING