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A positive response to an adverse reaction. Diagnosis and management of food intolerance in children.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8475146     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
1. Food intolerance is a reproducible abnormal reaction to food or food components which is not psychologically based. 2. It is straightforward to identify immediate hypersensitivity, but delayed reactions (4-27 hours) are more difficult. 3. The main foods causing reactions are wheat, milk, chicken, eggs, fish and shellfish, but any food can cause a reaction in a sensitised individual. 4. The solution to the problem relies on identification of the causative food(s) and its total elimination from the diet.
Authors:
S Holmes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Professional nurse (London, England)     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0266-8130     ISO Abbreviation:  Prof Nurse     Publication Date:  1993 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-05-20     Completed Date:  1993-05-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8612884     Medline TA:  Prof Nurse     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  423-8     Citation Subset:  N    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Food Hypersensitivity / diagnosis,  diet therapy*
Humans

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