Update on the bird-egg syndrome and genuine poultry meat allergy

Abstract

Food allergy to poultry meat is rare just as allergy to red meat [1]. Published data on poultry meat allergy mainly refer to single case reports and small case series, reliable data on the prevalence of clinical poultry meat allergy are not available. In certain patient subgroups, such as children with atopic dermatitis, sensitization to chicken meat may be encountered in up to 20 % [2]. However, this is rarely clinically relevant and probably mostly due to cross-sensitization in subjects with egg allergy. Overall, allergic reactions to poultry meat might be Update on the bird-egg syndrome and genuine poultry meat allergy

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@inproceedings{Hemmer2016UpdateOT, title={Update on the bird-egg syndrome and genuine poultry meat allergy}, author={W. Hemmer and Christoph Klug and I Swoboda}, year={2016} }