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Update in gastrointestinal allergic diseases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11021410     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Food allergy or hypersensitivity is defined as an adverse reaction to food protein which is immune mediated. Without standard definitions and reliable tests for many forms of allergic disease of the bowel, studies are difficult to interpret. The proceedings of a recent workshop on the classification of adverse immunologic reactions to foods provide the framework for this review. Recent studies have helped define the clinical spectrum and natural history of IgE and non-IgE-mediated food allergy, and provide insight into underlying pathophysiology and dietary management.
C J Justinich
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current opinion in pediatrics     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1040-8703     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Opin. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  2000 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-01-10     Completed Date:  2001-03-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9000850     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Pediatr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  456-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford 06106, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Diet Therapy
Food Hypersensitivity* / immunology,  physiopathology,  prevention & control
Hypersensitivity, Immediate / physiopathology
Immunoglobulin E / immunology
Reg. No./Substance:
37341-29-0/Immunoglobulin E

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