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Food allergy: a clinical approach.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9742301     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Adverse reactions to foods are common and may be life threatening. Many of the reactions are immunologic (allergic), and the types of these reactions are discussed. The most common type is IgA mediated. Clinical manifestations are multiple. Systematic investigation is usually rapid and cost-effective and may be life saving.
Authors:
A K Leung
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Advances in pediatrics     Volume:  45     ISSN:  0065-3101     ISO Abbreviation:  Adv Pediatr     Publication Date:  1998  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-11-09     Completed Date:  1998-11-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370436     Medline TA:  Adv Pediatr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  145-77     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Food Hypersensitivity / diagnosis,  physiopathology,  therapy*
Gastrointestinal Diseases / etiology
Humans
Radioallergosorbent Test
Respiratory Tract Diseases / etiology
Skin Diseases / etiology
Skin Tests

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