The distribution of individual threshold doses eliciting allergic reactions in a population with peanut allergy.

@article{Wensing2002TheDO,
  title={The distribution of individual threshold doses eliciting allergic reactions in a population with peanut allergy.},
  author={Marjolein Wensing and Andr{\'e} H. Penninks and Susan L. Hefle and Stef J Koppelman and Carla Afm Bruijnzeel-Koomen and Andr{\'e} Knulst},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2002},
  volume={110 6},
  pages={915-20}
}
BACKGROUND Hidden peanut in consumer products can endanger patients with peanut allergy. Individual threshold doses for eliciting allergic reactions need to be elucidated to assess the risks for development of allergic reactions after accidental ingestion of peanut in a population with peanut allergy. OBJECTIVE We sought to determine the distribution of individual threshold doses in a population with peanut allergy and to correlate these thresholds to the severity of peanut-induced symptoms… CONTINUE READING

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