Prevalence of common food allergies in Europe: a systematic review and meta‐analysis

  title={Prevalence of common food allergies in Europe: a systematic review and meta‐analysis},
  author={B I Nwaru and Lennart Hickstein and S S Panesar and Graham C Roberts and Antonella Muraro and Aziz Sheikh},
  pages={1007 - 992}
Allergy to cow's milk, egg, wheat, soy, peanut, tree nuts, fish, and shellfish constitutes the majority of food allergy reactions, but reliable estimates of their prevalence are lacking. This systematic review aimed to provide up‐to‐date estimates of their prevalence in Europe.Studies published in Europe from January 1, 2000, to September 30, 2012, were identified from searches of four electronic databases. Two independent reviewers appraised the studies and extracted the estimates of interest… 

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