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Prevalence of legume sensitization in patients with naso-bronchial allergy.
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PMID:  18618316     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Prevalence of legume allergy and concomitant sensitization to different allergens was evaluated in patients of asthma and/ or rhinitis. Skin prick test with 27 common food allergens and 61 aeroallergens in 76 subjects was performed. Out of 76 subjects, 41 perceived allergenic problems with different food items as contributing factor. Only six patients showed prick test positivity compatible with their anamnesis. However, 35 subjects showed sensitization to different food items, out of which thirty were sensitive to legumes. The common foods in decreasing order of allergenicity were chickpea, followed by green gram, egg white, and bean fresh/red gram. Concomitant sensitization to different legume crops was found in patients.
Amita Misra; Rajendra Prasad; Mukul Das; Premendra D Dwivedi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Immunopharmacology and immunotoxicology     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1532-2513     ISO Abbreviation:  Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol     Publication Date:  2008  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-07-31     Completed Date:  2008-09-18     Revised Date:  2009-05-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8800150     Medline TA:  Immunopharmacol Immunotoxicol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  529-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
Food Toxicology Division, Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.
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MeSH Terms
Antigens, Plant / adverse effects*
Asthma / epidemiology*,  immunology
Cross Reactions
Fabaceae / adverse effects*
Food Hypersensitivity / epidemiology*,  immunology
Immunoglobulin E / blood
India / epidemiology
Intradermal Tests
Middle Aged
Rhinitis, Allergic, Perennial / epidemiology*,  immunology
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal / epidemiology*,  immunology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antigens, Plant; 37341-29-0/Immunoglobulin E

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