Shellfish allergy--an Asia-Pacific perspective.

  title={Shellfish allergy--an Asia-Pacific perspective.},
  author={Alison Joanne Lee and Irvin Francis A. Gerez and Lynette Pei-chi Shek and Bee Wah Lee},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of allergy and immunology},
  volume={30 1},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Shellfish forms a common food source in the Asia-Pacific and is also growing in the West. This review aims to summarize the current literature on the epidemiology and research on shellfish allergy with particular focus on studies emerging from the Asia-Pacific region. DATA SOURCES A PubMed search using search strategies "Shellfish AND Allergy", "Shellfish Allergy Asia", and "Shellfish AND anaphylaxis" was made. In all, 244 articles written in English were reviewed… CONTINUE READING


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