Prediction of the development of tolerance to milk in children with cow's milk hypersensitivity.

@article{Vanto2004PredictionOT,
  title={Prediction of the development of tolerance to milk in children with cow's milk hypersensitivity.},
  author={T. T. Vanto and Sinikka Helppil{\"a} and Kaisu Juntunen-Backman and Kirsti Kalimo and Timo Klemola and Riitta Korpela and Pertti Koskinen},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2004},
  volume={144 2},
  pages={218-22}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate whether the development of tolerance to cow's milk (CM) by aged 4 years can be predicted with a skin prick test (SPT) and measurements of total or specific immunoglobulin E (IgE) in the serum, taken at the time of diagnosis of cow's milk hypersensitivity (CMH). STUDY DESIGN Infants with immediate (n=95) or delayed (n=67) challenge reactions to CM were prospectively followed to aged 4 years. CMH status was assessed annually by CM challenges. RESULTS By aged 2, 3… CONTINUE READING

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