Randomized, double-blind, crossover challenge study in 53 subjects reporting adverse reactions to melon (Cucumis melo).

@article{Rodrguez2000RandomizedDC,
  title={Randomized, double-blind, crossover challenge study in 53 subjects reporting adverse reactions to melon (Cucumis melo).},
  author={Jaime Ram{\'i}rez Rodr{\'i}guez and Jes{\'u}s Crespo and Wesley R Burks and C Rivas-Plata and S Fern{\'a}ndez-Anaya and Ram{\'o}n Vives and Philip Daroca},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2000},
  volume={106 5},
  pages={968-72}
}
BACKGROUND Few studies have evaluated IgE-mediated hypersensitivity to melon with details of clinical reactions confirmed by double-blind, placebo-controlled, food challenges (DBPCFCs). OBJECTIVE We sought to investigate clinical features (type and severity of reactions, age at onset, results of skin prick and in vitro tests, and incidence of other allergic diseases and associated food allergies) of acute allergic reactions to melon confirmed by DBPCFCs. METHODS Fifty-three consecutive… CONTINUE READING