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Food-induced anaphylaxis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22244239     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Food-induced anaphylaxis (FIA) is a serious allergic reaction that may cause death rapidly in otherwise healthy individuals. There is no universal agreement on its definition or criteria for diagnosis. Hospital admissions for FIA have more than doubled in the last decade. Food is one of the most common causes of anaphylaxis, with most surveys indicating that food-induced reactions account for 30% to 50% of cases. The most commonly implicated foods are peanut, tree nuts, milk, eggs, sesame seeds, fish, and shellfish. The only life-saving treatment for anaphylaxis is allergen avoidance, and epinephrine injection if an anaphylactic event occurs.
Authors:
Antonella Cianferoni; Antonella Muraro
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural     Date:  2011-11-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Immunology and allergy clinics of North America     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1557-8607     ISO Abbreviation:  Immunol Allergy Clin North Am     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-16     Completed Date:  2012-06-28     Revised Date:  2013-06-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8805635     Medline TA:  Immunol Allergy Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  165-95     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Allergy and Immunology Division, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, ARC 1216H, 3615 Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA. cianferonia@email.chop.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adrenergic beta-Agonists / therapeutic use
Anaphylaxis* / diagnosis,  epidemiology,  therapy
Epinephrine / therapeutic use
Food / adverse effects
Food Hypersensitivity* / diagnosis,  epidemiology,  therapy
Glucocorticoids / therapeutic use
Histamine Antagonists / therapeutic use
Humans
Risk Factors
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
K08 AI089982/AI/NIAID NIH HHS; K08 AI089982-01A1/AI/NIAID NIH HHS; K08 AI089982-01A1/AI/NIAID NIH HHS
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adrenergic beta-Agonists; 0/Glucocorticoids; 0/Histamine Antagonists; 51-43-4/Epinephrine
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