New manioc allergens and successful oral immunotherapy in a Brazilian allergic patient

Abstract

Background Exotic tropical fruits and plants are highly consumed in Brazil and due to globalization these products are being exported worldwide. We have recently described the first manioc allergen Man e 5 that cross-reacts with Hev b 5 from latex. There are more than 70 products made up manioc starch such as drugs, soaps and fabrics and manioc allergic patients present from mild to severe reactions.

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@inproceedings{Castro2015NewMA, title={New manioc allergens and successful oral immunotherapy in a Brazilian allergic patient}, author={Roberta Almeida Castro and Keity Souza Santos and Ariana Campos Yang and F{\'a}bio Fernandes Morato Castro and Cl{\'o}vis ES Galv{\~a}o and Adriano Mari and Fatima Ferreira and Gabriele Gadermaier and Jorge Elias Kalil}, year={2015} }