The Prevalence of Tree Nut Allergy: A Systematic Review

  title={The Prevalence of Tree Nut Allergy: A Systematic Review},
  author={V. Mcwilliam and J. Koplin and C. Lodge and M. Tang and S. Dharmage and K. Allen},
  journal={Current Allergy and Asthma Reports},
  • V. Mcwilliam, J. Koplin, +3 authors K. Allen
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Current Allergy and Asthma Reports
  • Tree nuts are one of the most common foods causing acute allergic reactions and nearly all tree nuts have been associated with fatal allergic reactions. Despite their clinical importance, tree nut allergy epidemiology remains understudied and the prevalence of tree nut allergy in different regions of the world has not yet been well characterised. We aimed to systematically review the population prevalence of tree nut allergy in children and adults. We searched three electronic databases (OVID… CONTINUE READING
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