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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28224342/galactose-%C3%AE-1-3-galactose-atypical-food-allergen-or-model-ige-hypersensitivity
#1
REVIEW
Jeffrey M Wilson, Alexander J Schuyler, Nikhila Schroeder, Thomas A E Platts-Mills
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Galactose-α-1,3-galactose (α-gal) is a carbohydrate allergen with several unique characteristics. In this article, we discuss some recent advances in our understanding of the 'alpha-gal syndrome,' highlight data supporting the role of ticks in pathogenesis, and speculate on immune mechanisms that lead to sensitization. RECENT FINDINGS: First described as the target of IgE in individuals suffering immediate hypersensitivity reactions to the novel anti-EGF monoclonal antibody cetuximab, it is now clear that α-gal sensitization is associated with mammalian meat allergy as well as reactions to other mammalian products...
January 2017: Current Allergy and Asthma Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28211100/safety-and-feasibility-of-heated-egg-yolk-challenge-for-children-with-egg-allergies
#2
Noriyuki Yanagida, Sakura Sato, Tomoyuki Asaumi, Kiyotake Ogura, Magnus P Borres, Motohiro Ebisawa
BACKGROUND: Hen's egg allergy is a frequent cause of childhood food allergy. Egg yolk is used in various commonly consumed foods; if children with allergy to hen's egg could eat heated egg yolk, their quality of life (QOL) would improve. No reports exist regarding oral food challenges (OFCs) for heated egg yolk. We aimed to clarify whether pediatric patients allergic to hen's egg could consume heated egg yolk. METHODS: Data from pediatric patients who had undergone OFCs for heated egg yolk were evaluated retrospectively...
February 16, 2017: Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/2926087/comparison-of-results-of-skin-prick-tests-with-fresh-foods-and-commercial-food-extracts-and-rast-in-100-patients-with-oral-allergy-syndrome
#3
C Ortolani, M Ispano, E A Pastorello, R Ansaloni, G C Magri
One hundred adult patients with a history of oral allergy syndrome (OAS) after ingestion of fruits and vegetables, 77 patients with hay fever and 13 with skin prick tests and RAST positive to pollens but without seasonal symptoms, and 32 normal nonallergic control subjects, had Phadebas RAST and skin prick tests with commercial extracts (CSPT) and with fresh foods (FFSPT) to assess the reliability of these three tests. Sensitivity was better with FFSPT for carrot, celery, cherry, apple, tomato, orange, and peach; better with CSPT for peanut, pea, and walnut; and better with RAST for hazelnut...
March 1989: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28181151/update-on-potential-therapies-for-ige-mediated-food-allergy
#4
REVIEW
Andrew MacGinnite
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Food allergy is common, affecting up to 8% of children in the USA. Currently, therapy is limited to avoidance of the implicated allergen and availability of self-injectable epinephrine. However, several new approaches to food allergy are under investigation. This article reviews the published data on these new approaches. RECENT FINDINGS: Oral immunotherapy, in which allergic subjects are exposed to increasing amounts of antigen, can be accomplished in the majority of allergic individuals...
January 2017: Current Allergy and Asthma Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28192142/prediction-of-peanut-allergy-in-adolescence-by-early-childhood-storage-protein-specific-ige-signatures-the-bamse-population-based-birth-cohort
#5
Anna Asarnoj, Carl Hamsten, Christian Lupinek, Erik Melén, Niklas Andersson, Josep M Anto, Jean Bousquet, Rudolf Valenta, Marianne van Hage, Magnus Wickman
IgE signatures to peanut allergen measured in early childhood allow predicting the likelihood of peanut allergy in adolescence. Peanut symptoms and Ara h 2 IgE >2.0 ISU-E at 4 years predict peanut allergy in adolescence.
February 9, 2017: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28192569/implementing-primary-prevention-for-peanut-allergy-at-a-population-level
#6
Paul J Turner, Dianne E Campbell
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 13, 2017: JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28154806/anaphylaxis-caused-by-honey-a-case-report
#7
Rita Aguiar, Fátima Cabral Duarte, Ana Mendes, Borja Bartolomé, Manuel Pereira Barbosa
Honey allergy is a very rare, but serious health condition. In this study, we presented 1 patient who had anaphylaxis after the honey allergological investigation with skin prick-prick test with honey. Honey as a food has been associated to allergic reactions and as the increased consumption of honey in health food may increase the incidence of honey-related allergic reactions.
January 2017: Asia Pacific Allergy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28091362/epicutaneous-immunotherapy-for-the-treatment-of-peanut-allergy-in-children-and-young-adults
#8
Stacie M Jones, Scott H Sicherer, A Wesley Burks, Donald Y M Leung, Robert W Lindblad, Peter Dawson, Alice K Henning, M Cecilia Berin, David Chiang, Brian P Vickery, Robbie D Pesek, Christine B Cho, Wendy F Davidson, Marshall Plaut, Hugh A Sampson, Robert A Wood
BACKGROUND: Peanut allergy is common, life-threatening, and without therapeutic options. We evaluated peanut epicutaneous immunotherapy (EPIT) by using Viaskin Peanut for peanut allergy treatment. OBJECTIVE: We sought to evaluate the clinical, safety, and immunologic effects of EPIT for the treatment of peanut allergy. METHODS: In this multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study, 74 participants with peanut allergy (ages 4-25 years) were treated with placebo (n = 25), Viaskin Peanut 100 μg (VP100; n = 24) or Viaskin Peanut 250 μg (VP250; n = 25; DBV Technologies, Montrouge, France)...
October 20, 2016: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28109173/use-of-baked-milk-challenges-and-milk-ladders-in-clinical-practice-a-worldwide-survey-of-healthcare-professionals
#9
LETTER
Panagiota Athanasopoulou, Elena Deligianni, Taraneh Dean, Ann Dewey, Carina Venter
In previous years, the cornerstone of the management of Cow's Milk Allergy (CMA) was solely based on the strict avoidance of all cow's milk (CM) and foods containing CM from the patient's diet [1]. More recently, the importance of baked milk (BM) introduction into the diet of children with CMA has become well-recognised as a part of CMA management. Current research suggests that 75% of children become tolerant to baked/heated forms of CM such as muffin and waffles before they become tolerant to pure/uncooked forms of CM [2]...
January 21, 2017: Clinical and Experimental Allergy: Journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28117510/allergenicity-of-bony-and-cartilaginous-fish-molecular-and-immunological-properties
#10
REVIEW
J N Stephen, M F Sharp, T Ruethers, A Taki, D E Campbell, A L Lopata
Allergy to bony fish is common and probably increasing world-wide. The major heat-stable pan-fish allergen, parvalbumin (PV), has been identified and characterized for numerous fish species. In contrast, there are very few reports of allergic reactions to cartilaginous fish despite widespread consumption. The molecular basis for this seemingly low clinical cross-reactivity between these two fish groups has not been elucidated. PV consists of two distinct protein lineages, α and β. The α-lineage of this protein is predominant in muscle tissue of cartilaginous fish (Chondrichthyes), while β-PV is abundant in muscle tissue of bony fish (Osteichthyes)...
January 24, 2017: Clinical and Experimental Allergy: Journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28126432/ige-mediated-anaphylactic-shock-caused-by-pumpkin-seed-in-an-adult
#11
Rayna Doll, John Johnson, Brian P Peppers, Haig Tcheurekdjian, Robert Hostoffer
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 23, 2017: Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28065278/addendum-guidelines-for-the-prevention-of-peanut-allergy-in-the-united-states-report-of-the-national-institute-of-allergy-and-infectious-diseases-sponsored-expert-panel
#12
Alkis Togias, Susan F Cooper, Maria L Acebal, Amal Assa'ad, James R Baker, Lisa A Beck, Julie Block, Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, Edmond S Chan, Lawrence F Eichenfield, David M Fleischer, George J Fuchs, Glenn T Furuta, Matthew J Greenhawt, Ruchi S Gupta, Michele Habich, Stacie M Jones, Kari Keaton, Antonella Muraro, Marshall Plaut, Lanny J Rosenwasser, Daniel Rotrosen, Hugh A Sampson, Lynda C Schneider, Scott H Sicherer, Robert Sidbury, Jonathan Spergel, David R Stukus, Carina Venter, Joshua A Boyce
BACKGROUND: Food allergy is an important public health problem because it affects children and adults, can be severe and even life-threatening, and may be increasing in prevalence. Beginning in 2008, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, working with other organizations and advocacy groups, led the development of the first clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and management of food allergy. A recent landmark clinical trial and other emerging data suggest that peanut allergy can be prevented through introduction of peanut-containing foods beginning in infancy...
January 2017: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26233429/applications-of-molecular-diagnostic-testing-in-food-allergy
#13
REVIEW
Karin Hoffmann-Sommergruber, Sabine Pfeifer, Merima Bublin
IgE-mediated food allergy is a relevant health problem inducing symptoms ranging from mild local reactions up to severe life-threatening situations. Currently, no immunotherapy is available and avoidance of the incriminating food is the method of choice. Therefore, reliable diagnostic tools to formulate dietary recommendations and to avoid unnecessary exclusion diets for the individual patient are urgently needed. This review provides an update on the current knowledge on food allergens and their application in various diagnostic approaches such as skin prick test, basophil activation test, and serum IgE testing...
September 2015: Current Allergy and Asthma Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28058751/allergen-immunotherapy-for-ige-mediated-food-allergy-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
#14
REVIEW
Ulugbek Nurmatov, Sangeeta Dhami, Stefania Arasi, Giovanni Battista Pajno, Montserrat Fernandez-Rivas, Antonella Muraro, Graham Roberts, Cezmi Akdis, Montserrat Alvaro-Lozano, Kirsten Beyer, Carsten Bindslev-Jensen, Wesley Burks, George du Toit, Motohiro Ebisawa, Philippe Eigenmann, Edward Knol, Mika Makela, Kari Christine Nadeau, Liam O'Mahony, Nikolaos Papadopoulos, Lars K Poulsen, Cansin Sackesen, Hugh Sampson, Alexandra Santos, Ronald van Ree, Frans Timmermans, Aziz Sheikh
BACKGROUND: The European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) is developing Guidelines for Allergen Immunotherapy (AIT) for IgE-mediated Food Allergy. To inform the development of clinical recommendations, we sought to critically assess evidence on the effectiveness, safety and cost-effectiveness of AIT in the management of food allergy. METHODS: We undertook a systematic review and meta-analysis that involved searching nine international electronic databases for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and non-randomized studies (NRS)...
January 6, 2017: Allergy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28017507/salmon-roe-ikura-induced-anaphylaxis-in-a-child
#15
Jasmit Minhas, John A Saryan, Diana S Balekian
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 22, 2016: Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28027402/shellfish-allergens-tropomyosin-and-beyond
#16
REVIEW
M A Faber, M Pascal, O El Kharbouchi, V Sabato, M M Hagendorens, I I Decuyper, C H Bridts, D G Ebo
IgE-mediated shellfish allergy constitutes an important cause of food-related adverse reactions. Shellfish are classified into mollusks and crustaceans, the latter belonging to the class of arthropoda. Among crustaceans, shrimps are the most predominant cause of allergic reactions and thus more extensively studied. Several major and minor allergens have been identified and cloned. Among them, invertebrate tropomyosin, arginine kinase, myosin light chain, sarcoplasmic calcium-binding protein, and hemocyanin are the most relevant...
December 27, 2016: Allergy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27997286/kounis-syndrome-following-canned-tuna-fish-ingestion
#17
Luisa De Gennaro, Natale Daniele Brunetti, Nicola Locuratolo, Massimo Ruggiero, Manuela Resta, Giuseppe Diaferia, Michele Rana, Pasquale Caldarola
Kounis syndrome (KS) is a complex of cardiovascular symptoms and signs following either allergy or hypersensitivity and anaphylactic or anaphylactoid insults. We report the case of 57-year-old man, with hypertension and history of allergy, referred for facial rash and palpitations appeared after consumption of canned tuna fish. Suddenly, the patient collapsed: electrocardiogram showed ST-elevation in inferior leads. The patient was transferred from the spoke emergency room for coronary angio, which did not show any sign of coronary atherosclerosis...
December 20, 2016: Acta Clinica Belgica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26617227/oral-immunotherapy-for-food-allergy
#18
REVIEW
Allison J Burbank, Puja Sood, Brian P Vickery, Robert A Wood
Food allergy is a potentially life-threatening condition with no approved therapies, apart from avoidance and injectable epinephrine for acute allergic reactions. Oral immunotherapy (OIT) is an experimental treatment in which food-allergic patients consume gradually increasing quantities of the food to increase their threshold for allergic reaction. This therapy carries significant risk of allergic reactions. The ability of OIT to desensitize patients to particular foods is well-documented, although the ability to induce tolerance has not been established...
February 2016: Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27931298/utility-of-component-diagnostic-testing-in-guiding-oral-food-challenges-to-milk-and-egg
#19
Julie Wang
BACKGROUND: Food allergies affect up to 8% of children, and milk and egg allergies are the most common triggers. Accurately diagnosing these food allergies is important to prevent allergic reactions and to avoid unnecessary dietary restrictions. However, positive skin-prick tests and detectable levels of serum food specific immunoglobulin E (IgE) alone may not be diagnostic for food allergy. Advances in the identification of relevant allergens and the development of recombinant proteins now allow assessment of IgE binding to individual proteins within a food...
November 2016: Allergy and Asthma Proceedings:
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27931535/advances-in-food-allergy-in-2015
#20
REVIEW
Robert A Wood
This review highlights research advances in food allergy that were published in the Journal in 2015. The world of food allergy research continues to rapidly accelerate, with increasing numbers of outstanding submissions to the Journal. In 2015, important studies on the epidemiology of food allergy were published, suggesting differential rates of food allergy in specific racial and ethnic groups. Even more importantly, studies were published identifying specific risk factors for the development of peanut allergy, as well as specific prevention strategies...
December 2016: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
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