Utility of specific IgE to Ara h 6 in peanut allergy diagnosis.

  title={Utility of specific IgE to Ara h 6 in peanut allergy diagnosis.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Pedrosa and Teresa Boyano-Mart{\'i}nez and Carmen Garc{\'i}a-Ara and T Caballero and Santiago Quirce},
  journal={Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology},
  volume={115 2},
BACKGROUND Specific IgE to Ara h 2 has been shown to be useful in the diagnosis of peanut allergy, whereas the peanut lipid transfer protein, Ara h 9, has been suggested to be responsible for peanut allergy in the Mediterranean population. OBJECTIVE To better characterize peanut allergy in children from a Mediterranean area and determine the value of specific IgE to Ara h 6 (conglutinin, 2S albumin) for the diagnosis of peanut allergy. METHODS Ninety-one children with suspected allergy to… CONTINUE READING
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