Open oral food challenge in the confirmation of cow's milk allergy mediated by immunoglobulin E.

@article{Mendona2012OpenOF,
  title={Open oral food challenge in the confirmation of cow's milk allergy mediated by immunoglobulin E.},
  author={R Bicudo Mendonça and Jackeline Motta Franco and Renata Rodrigues Cocco and Fab{\'i}ola Isabel Suano de Souza and Lucila Camargo Lopes de Oliveira and Roseli Oselka Sarni and Dirceu Sol{\'e}},
  journal={Allergologia et immunopathologia},
  year={2012},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={25-30}
}
BACKGROUND The most reliable method to diagnose food allergy or to determine tolerance is the oral food challenge. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to describe the open oral food challenge applied to children with suspicion of cow's milk allergy mediated by immunoglobulin E, and evaluate the relation between the clinical history and skin prick test with the challenge outcomes. PATIENTS AND METHODS Forty-six children (median age 13.8 months), with clinical history of immediate reactions… CONTINUE READING