Shrimp allergy in Italian adults: a multicenter study showing a high prevalence of sensitivity to novel high molecular weight allergens.

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BACKGROUND Shrimp is a frequent cause of food allergy worldwide. Besides tropomyosin, several allergens have been described recently. OBJECTIVE We investigated which allergens are involved in Italian shrimp-allergic adults. METHODS Sera from 116 shrimp-allergic patients selected in 14 Italian allergy centers were studied. Skin prick tests with house… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000324470

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