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IgE-mediated allergy to peanut, cow's milk, and egg in children with special reference to maternal diet.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3754399     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Nineteen children with IgE-mediated allergy associated with strongly positive prick skin tests and RASTs to peanut or cow's milk and/or egg were studied. Seventeen of the children had been breast fed, ten had been exclusively breast fed for a minimum of 5 months. Reactions to these foods occurred on first exposure to the food in all but one instance, suggesting that in 18 instances sensitization had occurred antenatally or via the breast. A retrospective inquiry indicated that most of the mothers had had a generous intake of the food(s) to which their children were sensitized, but mothers of sensitized children did not consume more of these foods than the mothers of non-sensitized children; moreover, avoidance of the foods (peanut in two instances and egg in one) did not ensure freedom from sensitization to peanut and/or egg. Breast feeding by itself cannot be guaranteed to protect against the development of food allergy.
Authors:
J W Gerrard; L Perelmutter
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of allergy     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0003-4738     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Allergy     Publication Date:  1986 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-05-09     Completed Date:  1986-05-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372346     Medline TA:  Ann Allergy     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  351-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anaphylaxis / etiology
Animals
Arachis hypogaea / adverse effects*
Asthma / etiology
Breast Feeding
Child
Child, Preschool
Diet*
Eczema / etiology
Eggs / adverse effects*
Female
Food Habits
Food Hypersensitivity / etiology*,  immunology
Humans
Immunoglobulin E / pharmacology*
Milk / adverse effects*
Mothers*
Rhinitis / etiology
Urticaria / etiology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
37341-29-0/Immunoglobulin E

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