Specific immunoglobulin E antibodies to peanut over time in relation to peanut intake, symptoms and age.

@article{Odijk2004SpecificIE,
  title={Specific immunoglobulin E antibodies to peanut over time in relation to peanut intake, symptoms and age.},
  author={Jenny van Odijk and Ulf J Bengtsson and Magnus P Borres and Lena Hulth{\'e}n and Staffan Ahlstedt},
  journal={Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology},
  year={2004},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={442-8}
}
The clinical outcome of peanut allergy and some factors associated with development of peanut allergy remain unsolved. It has not been clarified to what extent peanut intake affects immunoglobulin (IgE) antibody formation in peanut sensitized individuals. The aim of the study was to investigate the development of peanut hypersensitivity in children and adolescents with specific IgE antibodies to peanut, using questionnaires and current serum tests and comparing it to information obtained 5-6 yr… CONTINUE READING

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