Sesame Seed Food Allergy

@article{Dalal2012SesameSF,
  title={Sesame Seed Food Allergy},
  author={Ila De Dalal and Michael Goldberg and Yitzhak Katz},
  journal={Current Allergy and Asthma Reports},
  year={2012},
  volume={12},
  pages={339-345}
}
The number of reports regarding sesame seed food allergy (SFA) has increased significantly worldwide over the past two decades, either due to a genuine increase in SFA or merely an increase in its awareness. Its prevalence is difficult to estimate due to the lack of well designed prospective population-based studies. Based on the available data, we estimate that SFA affects 0.1–0.2 % of the population, in areas where the food is available. Albeit this prevalence appears to be relatively low, it… 

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